international literacy day 2022
11/09/2022

International Literacy Day was celebrated at Shishu Polli Plus on 8th September 2022 to spread awareness about the importance of literacy among our vulnerable single mothers. Women who cannot read or write are less likely to participate in decision-making processes and are often discriminated against. At Shishu Polli…

Psychosocial Support for Mental Health
28/08/2022

Shefali, a mother of a 1-year-old baby girl, lives at Shishu Polli Plus. After her marriage, her husband was living abroad and she was with her parents-in-law but she experienced a lot of physical violence in her in-laws' house. Due to regular oppression, her mental health became worse. Then…

Digital Literacy
15/11/2021

When I was in my community, I used to wait in a long queue to pay my electricity bill, said Shanta, a mother of two children who hails from the northern part of Bangladesh. She also added Another big risk is keeping cash at home. Shanta and her…

26/09/2021

Shishu Polli Plus follows a strong and clear Child Protection Policy and has a specialized unit - Child Welfare and Behavior Support. The unit uses a token economy to encourage target behaviors rather than the use of punishment. For residents who display repeated unacceptable behavior, a Disciplinary Committee…