60 children live in MSM residential placements now. They are mainly from dysfunctional families, with issues like poverty, abuse and abandonment..etc. As a result, they often suffer from trauma and low self-esteem. MSM provides a safe environment to them and striving to equip them for future life and discover their own potentials and find out their own uniqueness via Self-reliant Course, Character Building Course and Mental Health Counseling.
There were more than 100,000 disadvantaged children in Taiwan requiring living support in 2018. For a safer environment to grow up, some of them require referral to long-term placement at institutions like MS Youth Home and Agape Children's Home. Poverty, abuse and abandonment are main issues those children have suffered; which leading to low self-denial and self-esteem of these children. When they have to live alone, are they able to live independently?
Besides providing a safe home for children in need, a holistic education for MSM residential replacements children is to equip them for the future. The project includes 1. Self-reliant Course: finance management, cooking and daily living skills etc. 2. Character Building: from interpersonal interaction influences to customized plans 3. Mental Health Counseling: professional consultant to discover problems and help children develop a mindset for future challenges.
Empower 60 children in MSM residential replacements to get well prepared for future life. Children are equipped with daily living skills and characters; they learn to value themselves and others and enable to figure out their goals and purposes for life.
This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).