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Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Faridpur

For the Mother Teresa Memorial Awards 2016 a discussion meeting was arranged with as main guest Mr. A.S.M Firoz M.P. chief whip of the National Assembly, Bangladesh. During this event this year’s Mother Teresa Award was given to Mr. Shamim Haque for his unparalleled social work.

He is the Founder Chairman of the Holland Children House where more than 100 orphans are brought up with all educational facilities. He has also been running the Free Plastic Surgery Camp & Free Banga Mata Eye Camp for the last 13 years together with the Faridpur Welfare Foundation. He is also the joint secretary of the European Awami League.

Please have a look at the picture.


Royal award Cees and Neeltje Spronk

On Tuesday 26 April Cees and Neeltje Spronk were given the royal award of Knight in the Order of Oranje Nassau in the city of Burgum. The decorations were pinned on them by mayor Evert ter Keurs of the council of Tytsjerksteradiel.
Mr Shamim Haque, with whom we cooperate very much in Faridpur, Bangladesh flew to the Netherlands for this special occasion. We congratulate Cees and Neeltje on receiving this particular award and hope that they will remain committed for people in Nigeria and Bangladesh for many years to come.

Board members Faridpur Foundation