Liz Dominey

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

Hornblow JOGLE

We are now on day 4 of the JOGLE and Steph and Jono are making good progress from John O’Groats on their way to Lands End  on their tandem raising money for Cementing Futures. They started from Glencoe this morning and are now in Arrochar on the bank of Loch Long. Follow their blog on

Jane and Duncan BBQ

Fingers crossed for fine weather, as Jane and Duncan are holding a BBQ Friday 15 September  to raise funds for Cementing Futures. The Bournemouth SI Club will be out to give support, along with their friends and families. Don ‘t forget your swimsuits as the pool will be open!


It’s not long now and Steph and Jono are hotting up to get started on Saturday September 23.They are both getting quite excited, if not a little nervous at the enormity of the challenge they have set themselves. Bobbie and Liz are also preparing to be the “roadies” and try and give some support along

Summer BBQ

On a wonderful sunny day, a lunchtime BBQ was held by Jane and Duncan Hume at their home in Bournemouth. Guests enjoyed lovely food cooked by Duncan, salads and puddings prepared by Jane as well as a swim and lots of laughter. Thank you to all who helped raise £225

Curry Evening

The Gate of India, Parkstone, Poole, treated us to some wonderful food and provided a very convivial atmosphere in May. Thanks to the generosity of the restaurant £202 was raised to help the children and everyone had a most enjoyable evening. Thank you to the Dhaka Support Group for the organisation and friends for their

Bournemouth Bay Run

Thanks to Ken Adams and Alec Turner for their sponsored run. With the support of his colleagues, friends and Soroptimists they raised £89.90 which is fantastic and will support a child for 9 months. this was the first time Ken has done a sponsored run, so we hope it won’t be the last. Well Done!

Tandem Bike Ride John O’Groats to Land’s End on a tandem….From September 23 2017 for two weeks Stephney and Jono Hornblow – mother and son – are cycling the 894miles to raise funds for Cementing Futures and The British Heart Foundation. Stephney (65) had a health scare last year and has subsequently been in training and lost