Category: Project Update

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

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