Sebieren Hassenmahomed

Sebieren Hassenmahomed is columnist for Sarnámihuis, the online community for Hindustani identity. She was born and raised on Kasabaholo in Suriname. She moved to the Netherlands in 1971. There she lived in Baarn where she was trained as a nurse and worked in healthcare. In 1981 she went back to Suriname and worked in the country’s Psychiatric Facility at the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Suriname Water Works. In 1995 she returned to the Netherlands and settled in The Hague. She has worked as a nurse at Parnassia and contributed to women´s support of the Salvation Army until her retirement. She currently volunteers at the Sarnámihuis and interviews Hindustani women about their life experiences.