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Juthi Chakraborty and Shosti Munda Admitted in BKSP

Two of our young participants Juthi Chakraborty (Gymnastics) and Shosti Munda got the admission in BKSP . Congratulations to Coach Masum Billah, Arif Billah and Deb Prosad Shil. Sincere gratitude to Chowdhury Welfare Trust for generous financial support to complete the admission procedure.

Homeless World Cup conditioning camp held in Sreemangal

The first conditioning camp of Homeless World cup successfully finished at Sreemanagal. 25 homeless identified youths from Bagerhat, Satkhira, Kushita, Bandar ban, Kishoreganj and Moulvi bazar participated in 14days camp.

According to Emon Chasha (Moulvi Bazar) ” Because of my family financial condition, I had to stop my education after passing SSC. I have to be part of group. I will try my best to be part of final team.

To know more about the Bangladesh Homeless World Cup team video link below

Mission Homeless World Cup 2023 – YouTube

American youth athletes and coaches visited SHI Sreemangal Office

Nineteen American high school volleyball athletes and coaches from our partner United Kidz Sports Development (UKSD) visited SHI sreemangal office. The team observed international mother language day with SHI players. Played traditional games, wheelchair basketball and visited nearby tea garden together.

Last October, four of our female volleyball players, athletes with disabilities, and coaches traveled to Boston for a 10-day sports exchange. The U.S. Embassy provides engaging opportunities for American and Bangladeshi youth through two-way exchange programs that harness the power of sports, music, visual and performing arts, and cooking to advance tolerance, foster cross-cultural connections, build leadership, and inspire social change.

📸 Photo Credit: Jeremy Shea

Friendly Match Between Homeless Bangladesh Team (SHI) and a team of Dhaka University students held in Dhaka University central Playground.

An exhibition match at the Dhaka University Central Arena. The Bangladesh Homeless World Cup team defeated the DU students’ team in a friendly match in a tiebreaker after the match ended in a 2-2 stalemate.

Homeless World Cup team MD Nayan Mia scored the first goal in the first half with a header. DU took a 2-1 lead with two goals from Jilanur Rashid and Muhibullah Rafi. Prenchong Mro scored a brilliant equalizer for his team in the last minute.

SHI Homeless football team is going to representing Bangladesh for the first time in the next Homeless World Cup which going to be held in California, USA from July 6-15.

Blanket provided for the underprivileged people.

Blankets is a great way of helping out the community. There are millions of underprivileged who cannot afford even a blanket and suffering during the winter. As part of Sports for Hope and Independence Bangladesh Annual program blanket has been distributed to our players, children and senior citizen in Sreemangal, Bagerhat and kishoreganj.Our sincere gratitude to

1. Chowdhurys, (Sreemangal)

2. Khondokers ( Sreemangal)

3.Ms. Rahnuma Mahmud and Muhammad Benjamin Yameen (Bagerhat)

4.Ms. Tehzeeb Rahman.( Kishoreganj)

for your generous financial support to support the people in need .

Girls Football Championship held In Sreemanagal

A girls’ football championship was held at Sreemangal . The teams were named “Bengal tiger” and “Gray Wolves”, national animals of Bangladesh and Turkiye. Mr. Sevki Mart Barış , Coordinator, Turkish International Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) was present there as a chief guest along with Mr. Manjor Alahe (TIKA) and Ms. Sharmin Farhana (Founder and CEO) of SHI.

“Grey wolves” won the match by 2-0. The tea garden workers took a day off and worked together to repair the road in order to support and encourage the girls to play football. Our Sincere gratitude to TÄ°KA DHAKA for your kind support to make this happen.

Paul McWilliams conducted on field Coaches training.

Paul McWilliams founder of Sports for Joy, UK traveled to Bangladesh to conduct 7 days long training for coaches and youth leaders. Paul expert in engaging children in sport through creating opportunity to participation, inclusion and using local resources to create game. The Coach and youth leaders have on field and off field learning from Paul.

According to Noyan Mia ” The Ideas Coach Paul shared is very unique. These are small steps towards bigger goal which often we forget. I will utilize my learning in my workplace to ensure participation with any exclusion. ”

Coaches Across Continents Conducted Purposeful Play Training

Sports for Hope and Independence (SHI) Coaches and youth leaders successfully completed purposeful play training course conducted by Coaches Across Continents . Coaches and youth leaders learn how to use sports for Self-directed learning, child rights , mental well-being, Gender equality, female empowerment and SDG’s. The coaches learn self-directed learning, using their own voice, communication, mobilizing resources, value-based leadership, and outside-classroom learning through play. This six days long training session is conducted by Ms. Saraswati Negi and Ms. Nandini Vijay Kumar from Coaches Across Continents.