Empower 100 High Risk Teen Mums in Sao Paulo City

 
$2,075
$19,925
Raised
Remaining

Empower 100 High Risk Teen Mums in Sao Paulo City

Empower 100 High Risk Teen Mums in Sao Paulo City

pre - natal course

pre - natal course
Pregnant teens take part in a class of the pre-natal course.

mother and baby course

mother and baby course
The young mums come with their babies to a course on caring for newborns. They learn how to hold, feed, bathe,care for the health and change the diapers of their baby as well as how to care for their own health and how to provide a safe, comforting home environment.

project location

project location
The project To Be A Woman is based on the ground and first floor of this building - with an office, a room for private interviews with project beneficiaries and a larger room (main window in photo) for the non-formal education courses.

project benficiaries during a class break

project benficiaries during a class break
This teen has been participating in the projects┬┤courses since the beginning of her pregnancy and now attends the conflict resolution course which focusses on healthy family relationships/communication.

conflict resolution course activity

conflict resolution course activity
The girls are drawing and making clay models of family situations involving conflict/abuse. They then present their drawings to the their classmates and a discussion follows led by a specialist teacher on how best to deal with conflict, what kind of behaviour is appropriate between family members, how to identify and confide in someone about abuse.

presenting drawing of conflict situation

presenting drawing of conflict situation
This course participant is talking about a situation of verbal abuse she experienced from a family member. The other participants get involved in the discussion of her experience and recount similar experiences.

psychologist making a home visit

psychologist making a home visit
The project psychologist makes regular home visits to project beneficiaries in particular need, discussing any difficulties they are facing, the health of their children and themselves, the domestic situation, and any speicific emotional/psychological problems.

project benificaries special moment

project benificaries special moment
A young mum enjoying a special moment with her baby!

project beneficiaries

project beneficiaries
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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Emma Sara Boustead

Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo Brazil

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