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Iniva: Art Exhibition
Inspire promotes the well-being of Bangladeshi women aged between 18 to 65 years living in the Tower Hamlets are as part of a borough-wide mental health care consortium. The project targets women who are socially isolated and experiencing mental health issues. It aims to empower individuals and encourage integration back into the community by building self-confidence through group activities as well as one-to-one support.

Weekly group activities include a Tuesday exercise session at St Hilda’s East Community Centre. Previous creative activities include involvement in decorative fan-making courses and an taking part in an art exhibition organised by INIVA (the Institute of International Visual Arts). Day trips in the past have been to the seaside and fruit picking farms, with visits to local shopping centres organised to increase confidence and development of essential life skills.

One-to-one support and home visits are also available.

If you are interested in joining the group, or would like to refer someone you know, email Sultana or phone 020 7739 8066 .

“I enjoy the exercise, I talk with others, and this helps my stress to be released.”

“By coming here I feel that I am getting fit, meeting new people and making friends.”

St Hilda's East Community Centre, 18 Club Row, London E2 7EY | mail@sthildas.org.uk | 020 7739 8066
Founded by The Incorporated Guild of Cheltenham Ladies' College in 1889. Company Limited by Guarantee (no. 52880) and Registered Charity (no. 212208).