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Neer Sheba Kendra: A shelter for the underprivileged

Farzana Afroz is an average girl from a poor family. Besides studying she also engages in social work in order to ensure that no one else has to undergo the perils and obstacles that she had to face. Her aim is to help the people living in poverty, impoverished women and underprivileged children and she is working selflessly to give them better lives.

She has formed an organization named Neer Sheba Kendra with the aid of volunteers and members of this organization. Neer Sheba Kendra is successfully working on the diverse area of women issues. One of their major activities is to educate mothers on nutrition which reduces the risks of child death. Neer Sheba Kendra also works for neglected and underprivileged children by providing proper education and work opportunities.

Apart from that, farmers of their locality are given various training on plantation and agriculture by Neer Sheba Kendra. Besides, Farzana and her team regularly arrange workshops on the importance of proper sanitation and hygiene, and orientations to prevent human trafficking.

“The Joy Bangla youth award will accelerate our progress and allow us to expand,” said Farzana while receiving the award from Mr. Sajeeb Wazed (Chairman, CRI) in 2018. She thanked Young Bangla for taking Neer Sheba Kendra to such a huge platform.

Farzana thinks Young Bangla gives her the opportunity to work for the betterment of our nation. After working on education, health, agriculture, and so on, they are now focusing on the prevention of child marriage, dowry, and domestic abuse. The aim of Neer Sheba Kendra is to bring safety and justice to the vulnerable women and to eradicate poverty from their neighborhood, by working with local governmental and private organizations.

Young Bangla appreciates their contribution and hopes that their work ameliorates the lives of people, not just locally but also globally.