London 25th April: Winners of the Channel S Awards 2013 were announced this week at an awards ceremony in London. Osmani Trust won the Best Community Organisation UK in a year of unprecedented nominations.
Channel S Awards 2013 aims to bring many achievers from every generation of Bangladeshi’s in Britain to celebrate successes and legacies. Channel S Awards is one of the most influential awards schemes for promoting the British-Bangladeshi community in the UK.
Osmani Trust was recognised for the range, quality and innovativeness of its services to young people and the community in some of the most disadvantaged areas of London.
Osmani Trust is a multi-award winning youth and community organisation based in Tower Hamlets. The Trust offers a wide range of youth, community, health and sporting initiatives tailored to the needs of the community. It aims to provide a holistic service, which helps people, particularly those living in disadvantaged urban communities to re-engage with mainstream society and improve their quality of life.
Through its provisions, Osmani Trust seeks to address issues impacting the community including substance misuse, racial tensions, criminality and anti-social behaviour, territoriality and gang-related violence, unemployment and overcrowding, lack of training and employment opportunities. It also places strong emphasis on the health and social welfare of the community. Osmani Trust works with ordinary people helping them to do extraordinary things.
This latest award adds to the string of successes recognising Osmani Trust’s dedication and services to young people and the community.