Help Omar Faisal

Help Omar Faisal

This is six-year-old Omar Faisal. He has just recovered from a bout of pneumonia in hospital. And today, June 20, World Refugee Day, he is returning to the plastic and bamboo home he shares with his parents and siblings in one of the world’s largest refugee camps – the Rohingya camps of Bangladesh. He is…

June 20, 2019 Off

Buy School Books for Rohingya Students

Buy School Books for Rohingya Students

Thousands of Rohingya refugees living in the camps in Bangladesh struggle to get access to education, in particular secondary school education. Now a motivated group of Rohingya young adults, with some teaching experience prior to fleeing Myanmar, have taken the initiative to help educate their youth themselves. They are voluntarily setting up classes, in their…

January 28, 2019 2

Testimony Tailors Rohingya Sewing Cooperative

Testimony Tailors Rohingya Sewing Cooperative

Testimony Tailors is a Rohingya sewing cooperative formed by survivors of rape and massacres who had been donated sewing machines and then stated to meet and sew together. #Hands4Rohingya is supporting these women as they form and grow their cooperative through the launch of an online shop. It is a unique store with a difference, the first in…

December 26, 2018 Off

#School4Rohingya Now Open

#School4Rohingya Now Open

Halim, age 12, had to flee Myanmar. He was only able to bring one precious thing with him. He chose to bring his school books. He walked through the mud to the border with Bangladesh, carrying his books in the hope of continuing his studies. One year later Halim still didn’t have a school and…

December 20, 2018 0

#School4Rohingya

#School4Rohingya

Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugee children living in camps in Bangladesh still have no access to education. In one area in Gundum, we know of 2,000 children who only had one little school serving about 200 children (the school in the photo below). Thanks to your donations, we are now building them another one!…

September 20, 2018 Off

Tribute to Nojumu

Tribute to Nojumu
Nojumu Islam and his family. Photo by Shafiur Rahman.

In June 2018 we launched an appeal to assist Nojumu  Islam (aka Nazmul), witness to genocide, to help him get better, as he had fallen ill when living in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. Nojumu’s story had been reported in the media. He was previously a Buddhist soldier in Myanmar, who had left the…

September 14, 2018 Off

Tula Toli Fund

Tula Toli Fund
Portraits by Shafiur Rahman

ROHINGYA SURVIVORS OF MASSACRE DESERVE OUR SUPPORT The Tula Toli massacre was the worst massacre the world has seen in decades. Women were raped and then burnt in their homes. Children were mercilessly gunned down and hacked with machetes. Babies were snatched from their mothers’ arms and thrown into the river and onto fires. Read…

September 6, 2018 Off

#Rohingya Mums-to-be Need Your Support

#Rohingya Mums-to-be Need Your Support
Rajuma, survivor of Tula Toli massacre. Photo by Shafiur Rahman.

Rajuma is well known in the media. The story of her baby being thrown into fire and killed shocked the world. But despite the impact of those reports, she is still left to give birth in terrible conditions and without basic amenities. We think this should change. Rajuma is not alone. There are others, including…

July 10, 2018 Off

Update on Nojumu Appeal

Update on Nojumu Appeal

We asked you to donate to help us take care of Nojumu, who was witness to the Tula Toli massacre and is very poorly with TB. Thanks to your generosity we raised over £700. Here is an update on Nojumu’s progress so far: We took Nojumu for urgent tests, with the help of staff at…

July 9, 2018 0