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Volunteer Opportunity

BANGLADESH TOUR (SEP 2021)

Bangladesh Tour (Sep 2021)

Join Muslim Charity’s volunteer family, TEAMMC, on its 6th annual volunteer deployment trip to Bangladesh.


YOUR ADVENTURE BEGINS HERE

Sylhet – Cox’s Bazar – Dhaka – Daulatdia

Dates: 10th – 20th September 2021

Soak up the cultural delights while you participate and immerse yourself in all the Children of the World projects in Bangladesh. The trip is in no way a holiday rather it is an emotional roller-coaster that will challenge your purpose and feed your soul.

The trip has been very carefully organised with experienced staff from the UK and Bangladesh and fully inclusive which means you don’t have to worry about anything.

To join the tour, we simply ask that you book your own flights and pay £450 towards your hotels, food, PCR test in Bangladesh (if required) transport and internal flights.

We also humbly ask each participant to raise a minimum of £2,000 excluding any gift aid towards the projects that we will interact with during the tour.

UK PCR test – Participants will need to arrange their PCR test in the UK before departure and ensure the test is taken within 72 hrs of landing in Bangladesh (and also comply with any other Airline/Travel requirements).

Important Information about the tour


International Flights

The fee does not include the UK to Bangladesh return flights.

The flight you will need to book is:

Outgoing: UK – Dhaka – Sylhet

Incoming: Dhaka – UK

 

How much will it cost?

The fee for travelling on the tour is £450 per person. This amount will cover all transport, hotel, food, internal flights and accommodation costs whilst in Bangladesh and it is based on 2 people sharing one room.

This fee does not include;

• International Flights – UK to Bangladesh (Sylhet) return flights.

• Ground Transport in the UK

• Visa Fees

• Pre-Travel PCR Test Fees in the UK

 

At the time of publishing the tickets from UK to Bangladesh are as follows.

UK – Dhaka = £450

Dhaka – Sylhet = £50

Total International Flights -= £500

 

Please note that you need to book your flights from UK – Dhaka – Sylhet and coming back Dhaka – UK.

 

The costs for the total tour;

International Flights = £500

Tour Fees = £450

Total = £950

 

Remember you can pay your tour fees in 2 instalments of £225. All final payments must be made 8 weeks before travel.

The Cause


This project is Zakat eligible – Please mention Zakat when donating.

An estimated 600,000 children are living and working on the streets of Dhaka.

Children on the streets face the dangers and offers from gangs who are ready to assimilate them into gangs and criminality and worse traffic them into sexually abusive and punishing work. Children who cannot find work are often left with only the option to beg leaving them prey for traffickers.

Our school under the sky, rescue a child outreach work and transitional shelter offer a lifeline to the street children. Our street children project is a complete solution to support street children in changing their outcomes in life.

Rescued children who we cannot reunite with family or it is unsafe, our childrens home in Ramu will provide a new opportunity that all children deserve.

Over a 1 million Rohingya refugees currently reside in the camps in Coxs Bazaar, over 420000 are children (Save the children). The children do not have access to education, phycological support and play space.

Our child friendly space provides informal education, support and save space for children to have fun and to help the healing process. Daulatdia is the home to one of the largest brothels in the world, within the brothel village 100s of children call the brothel their home.

Our day centre helps provide a safe space for the children to spend time away from the brothel environment an get the support they need schools to provide a safe place for children to grow and learn. They are places where children can seek help, advice, and be inspired. The Pre Primary school in Syhlet is to provide young people with the education and opportunities afforded to our children.

Bangladesh population in the poverty line has increased due to the global pandemic, some experts are suggesting it could double to 41% of the pollution (https://www.dw.com/en/coronavirus-economy-down-poverty-up-in-bangladesh/a-53759686. We will be improving livelihoods with donations by providing sources of income, improving homes etc, this will be based on assessment of need for area and individuals.

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