For a more humane world
Shomman Foundation awards people who made life easier for domestic helps in their households
Recipients of the Shomman EBH Award with guests at a programme in the capital’s Chhayanaut Sangskriti Bhaban yesterday. Khairuzzaman Monnu, the head teacher of a school for persons with intellectual disabilities in Sirajganj; and Shaheen Anam, executive director of Manusher Jonno Foundation; won the award for their contributions to improve the lives of domestic helps in their households. In addition, Lutf-e-Tahera, a retired development worker in Dhaka; and Nashid Kamal, a Nazrul researcher; were honoured by the foundation for similar humanistic efforts. Photo: Star
Khairuzzaman Monnu hired Jharna as a domestic help in his house back in 2007. Widowed at an early age, she was given a shelter more than a simple livelihood.
Source: May 01, 2018 “the daily star” at: https://bit.ly/2k7BSfm