Cementing Futures, providing education for children living in poverty.

Cementing Futures is an educational development charity bringing education, hope and dignity to children living in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Summer Reports June 2018

Suraiya has recently sent the reports of the children’s progress for the summer term and I am pleased to report that all the children are doing well. They are following the Bangladeshi national curriculum and have all passed their literacy and numeracy examinations. As the children are only able to attend the school for 3hours


Joan Ingarfield and Liz Dominey, 2 of the trustees, have visited the children in Dhaka. The children were very pleased and to show them their work and there was party atmosphere as the children sang songs and recited poems for their guests. The Soroptimists of Bournemouth had knitted teddy bear puppets which were delivered, but

Bournemouth Marathon 8 October 2017

Ken Adams and friends are supporting us again this year when they run the half marathon. Good luck to them improving their time this year. Also SI Bournemouth is supporting Cementing Futures by manning the hydration station near Bournemouth pier again -thanks to all those planning to help by opening the water, handing it to

How you can help

There are many ways in which you can help provide this much needed and appreciated education for the children living in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh by:

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  • Cementing Futures has allowed 55 children who could not otherwise have attended school to participate in different programmes as well as Bengali, English and Arithmetic. They have increased their knowledge and courage by sharing with each other celebrations, games, singing and dancing.

    Professor Suraiya Siddiquy of Nijera Shikhi
  • As mothers we now understand the need for our children to attend school regularly and will not encourage them in to child labour.

    Nijera Shikhi - following one of the regular mothers’ meetings
  • We are thankful to Cementing Futures as its intervention has made a huge impact on the lives of the girls sponsored.

    Dr Dilara Chowdhury , Mohammadpur Literacy Centre

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