Jul 25, 2016

Continuing after Ebola

Sewing room for 12
Sewing room for 12
  • The THINK Home Cycle 12 will be graduating on August 13, 2016.  This group of 25 girls will bring the total of adolescent girls and young women that have graduated from this program to 360 since the THINK Home opened in 2003.
  • THINK Safe Home provided services to 15 survivors, 10 new cases of sexual violence, 4 girls who are victims of human trafficking and 1 girl in need of protection.  The THINK Juvenile Transit Center provided shelter and services to 13 children that came in contact or conflict with the law, 7 children needing protection and 7 Missing children. The two shelters served 43 children, 12 reunified, the safe home had 17 and the Juvenile transit Center had 26 children during the quarter. There are presently 43 survivors in the two shelters.

  • All of the children received initial medical assessment and had follow up medical visits and follow up visits to the police at the offices of the Women and Children’s Protection Section (WACPS), Central Police Station.

  • Clinical management and treatment provided for 30 children (2 males and 28 females) at one of the One Stop Centers for Sexual Violence supervised by THINK during this quarter.

  • A new Rehabilitation and Training Center was constructed at the Monrovia Central Prison during the quarter for female and juvenile inmates in that facility. Psychosocial counseling and medical First Aid along with literacy, computer skills and tailoring will be taught .
Turning over the facility
Turning over the facility
Apr 28, 2016

What's going on with Ebola Kids?

Clowns Without Borders
Clowns Without Borders
  • Our number has risen to 11 under-five children of the girls (6 girls and 5 boys) one of the young women gave birth to a healthy baby girl on March 22, 2016 
  • Alternative to Basic Education (ABE) classes are going on as planned. Two girls were promoted from Level I to Level II and one girl from Level II to Level III
  • Follow up visits made on 30 children affected by Ebola that participated in the retreat sessions. The kids are still in need of assistance for getting into school. One child was brought back to the THINK Home by neighbors for protection when her mother repeatedly neglected her. 
  • UNICEF Liberia brought in Clowns Without Borders to entertain Liberian children in January. More than 1,000 children and community members in the ELWA Community benefitted from a show.
  • THINK Safe Home provided services to 10 survivors of sexual violence and 4 girls who are victims of human trafficking.  The THINK Juvenile Transit Center provided shelter and services to 4 children that came in contact or conflict with the law.
  • THINK is providing protection for 2 girls who are victims of forced and early marriage
  • Clinical management and treatment provided for 87 children at the three One Stop Centers for Sexual Violence supervised by THINK                     

Presently, THINK Home has a serious funding gap and needs help to keep the program operating on schedule to complete Cycle 12. We will appreciate all the donations towards this project. Thank you for your support!

 

 

THINK Girls in Sewing Class
THINK Girls in Sewing Class
Dec 29, 2015

Progress Report

  • 25 adolescent girls and young women and 10 under-five children of the girls (5 girls and 5 boys) entered THINK Home for Cycle 12 on November 8, 2015
  • Christmas Program and party for children in the ELWA Jangaba Road Community held by THINK
  • Follow up visits made on 37 children affected by Ebola that participated in the retreat sessions. The kids are still in need of assistance for getting into school.
  • 2,500 children affected by Ebola and other vulnerable children in four counties (Grand Cape Mount, Montserrado, Margibi and Bong )
  • THINK Safe Home provided services to 11 survivors of sexual violence and the THINK Juvenile Transit Center to provided shelter and services to 15 children that came in contact or conflict with the law from October 1, 2015 until December 15, 2015 (Quarter – 4).
  • Clinical management and treatment provided for 120 children at the three One Stop Centers for Sexual Violence supervised by THINK
Cycle 12
Cycle 12

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