Playing To Live! and RESH are pleased to announce its first round of Orientation Trainings for program funded by UNICEF, Recreation for Resilience for Children Affected by EVD (Orphans and Survivors and those and Members of Heavily EVD Affected Communities).Check it out!!
The program will target:
800 children affected by EVD (child survivors and children who have lost one or both parents/caregivers) and those living in heavily EVD affected households and communities participate in recreation for resilience, and strengthening coping mechanism activities focused on: art, play and expression
150 parents/guardians (many of them kinship care placements) of children participating in the recreation for resilience activities will receive a package of PSS support based on their need (to include any of the following- supportive talks with trained project social workers; training and ongoing mentoring in: child caregiving skills, child rights, and resiliency and coping mechanisms) & 70 percent of parent and guardian reached demonstrate improved knowledge in child caregiving, child rights, resiliency and coping mechanisms at the end of the six months
40 female adults who are EVD survivors will be supported with non-formal employment over a three-six month time frame as facilitators of this project, as well as receive: capacity building mentoring/training to prepare them for entry into the workforce or income generating skills, and empowerment for the future at the end of the six months; ongoing frequent assessment of psychosocial needs, supportive talks supporting strengthening coping mechanism;
40 Project Social Workers receive training and mentoring in recreation for resilience, and strengthening coping mechanism activities focused on: art, play and expression for children
1st Orientation Training: 24 women who are Ebola survivors recommended by the Survivors' Network and 24 social workers/PSS workers whose names have been submitted to the MoGCSP are scheduled to attend.
This marks an incredible success for Playing To Live!, but we can't stop here!
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