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Name Monta
Origin: Bangladesh – Sylhet region
Current Home: Coventry UK
Story told by:: Sheikh Shahnawaz

Monta arrived in Coventry in the 1970’s.  She recalls how lonely and isolated she felt on arrival; however, she was made to feel very welcome by the host community.  She has a passion for sewing and worked in a sewing factory for five years.  She later helped her husband in their grocery shop.  She feels really integrated now and has a supportive family with grandchildren.