The building was very close to CRP in Savar. The eight-storey building collapsed on the morning of 24th April 2013.
A well equipped CRP medical team immediately went to the disaster area to help the injured victims and provide support. Meanwhile, back at CRP, huge number of CRP staff and employees donated and collected bloods [...]
Bryan Whitty attended the Annual Charity Fair in St. John’s Renfield Church in Glasgow on Sat. 27th April. There was a mammoth baking stall Margaret Whitty and others raised the marvellous sum of £450. Richard Durk, a great supporter of VTT/CRP, also had a stall of family jewellery. The VTT stall was one of 12 [...]
It is with great sadness that we heard James Holt passed away this April 2013. James and his wife Patience had been long standing supporters of CRP. They were helpers when the centre was in Farmgate, Dhaka and welcomed many many volunteers into their home in Dhanmondi. James was one of the original Trustees of [...]
Michael Woodley, the treasurer of Valerie Taylor Trust, and his wife Sally managed to visit Bangladesh on their way back to UK last month. During their stay they visited CRP sites at Savar, Mirpur and Gonokbari. Michael previously lived in Bangladesh where he worked as consultant in the leather industry of Bangladesh
The Annual Supporters Meeting and Reunion is at St Paul’s Church, Rossmore Road, Marylebone, London NW1 6NJ on Saturday 18th May and doors open at 12.30. There will be a Light Curry Lunch from 1pm and the programme for the meeting will include:
• Update on recent activities at CRP by Philomena Commons and recently [...]
Anne Franchesca North
I am Anne Franchesca North from England. I am a retired English teacher. I was introduced to Valerie Taylor in February 2012, by a mutual friend and Valerie invited me to return as soon as I could to help with English teaching at CRP. I wanted to continue to be of [...]
As Advertised in the recent newsletter – Greeting Cards!
These cards were designed by patients at CRP. Funds raised from the sale of the cards go to VTT, and 97% of VTT’s income goes to CRP.
Single Cards – £1.50
Any four Cards – £5.00
50+ Cards – £1.00 each
Kate Hollands held a fund-raising dinner at the New Bombay Restaurant, Bedford on 4th December, 2012. A terrific £1615.00 was raised by those attending.
St. John’s Church, Hamilton – £984.53 – from Christmas service collections plus donations from the services held by St. John’s Primary School and Hamilton Grammar School.
£1,539.99 received from FCRP-Sweden for [...]
If you are inspired by some of the recent volunteer experiences below and are interested in becoming a volunteer then please look at the CRP website
Oxford University Volunteers
Grace Dowling, Cathy Zhang, Anna Carlgvist & Abigail Tyer – are all Oxford University medicine students. They came to know about CRP [...]
The ride was quite challenging with an average of 100+ miles per day, back-to-back for 9 days but as part of an organised ride with 500 other people there was always someone on hand to support when the going got tough. I’d highly recommend the experience and have attached a couple of shots , 1 [...]
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