George Sarkar


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Childhood Restored

[fa icon="calendar'] May 15, 2019 4:22:00 PM / by George Sarkar posted in Child Protection, Impact Stories, Bangladesh, WV

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My brother Sabbir and I were staying on the street of a transportation terminal and watching out for passengers carrying heavy bags, rushing to offer them porter service - carrying people’s packages and bags for money. We could hardly earn 80 taka ($1), working about 13 hours a day,” says Babu Matubbar, 12. Babu and Sabbir, 9, live with their single mother and 10-year-old sister Sumaiya in a desperate situation in Mongla, the largest seaport of southwest Bangladesh. Both the boys have been hurt doing their jobs.

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Mustaque’s Narrow Escape

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2017 2:10:50 PM / by George Sarkar posted in Child Protection, Impact Stories, Bangladesh, WV

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“I stopped begging on the streets with my father, because I go to school now,” says Mustaque, a 6-year-old boy who is one of twenty- five children participating in World Vision’s Child Friendly Space (CFS). Corneal scarring from measles left his father Murad (33) blind. Because Murad had never been to school he had no job skills and made his living by begging on the streets, often bringing his children along to help. World Vision Bangladesh’s Child Protection Program identified Mustaque, enrolled him in the CFS, saving him from becoming part of the next generation of beggars.

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