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Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children

by Letters of Love Inc
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children
Gift Handwritten Letters to 10000 Refugee Children

Summary

Letters of Love will deliver handwritten letters connecting people around the world to more than 10,000 Syrian, Iraqi, Yazidi, Afghan, Palestinian, South Sudanese & Rohingya refugee children. Aside these tokens of hope & solidarity which make the children feel special, this project will also provide youth-led psychosocial support in the form of creative toy kits, educational resources, art workshops et al in refugee camps & community centers in Turkey, Sudan, India, Bangladesh & Greece.

$30,000
total goal
$17,699
remaining
111
donors
5
monthly donors
1
fundraiser
11
months

Challenge

An unprecedented 68.5 million people are forced to flee as of 2018; 50% of them are children! As for these children,while the physical body heals itself over time,their childhood remains broken and are at high risk of suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depressive disorders. Yet, all what we do is watch the crises unfold at the comfort of our homes- live! There exists a growing inertia of apathy-we are disinterested or unaware or indifferent towards the reality of millions.

Solution

Letters of Love provides a platform for anybody irrespective of age,gender,religion & nationality to directly make a difference to global refugee crisis through letters.We will deliver handwritten letters to refugee children on World Refugee Day(June 20) as tokens of hope & solidarity,along with other psychosocial support such as pen-pals,toys, educational resources,art workshops etc.These empower them with emotional support,global exposure & help them form an optimistic vision for their future.

Long-Term Impact

The project will empower 10000 refugee children with a healthy emotional & mental state of being conducive to further learning and cognitive development in schools & homes.These children will fare better in schools,form sincere social relationships & use free time creatively.Meanwhile,our educational & leadership programs for 3000+ students in privileged settings raise awareness & hone changemakers in classrooms in 17 countries,implementing around 20 sub-projects that directly benefit refugees.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

https:/​/​letters-of-love.org/​
Featured by the UNHCR
Featured on The Better India
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Organization Information

Letters of Love Inc

Location: New Castle, DE - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @lettersoflove18
Project Leader:
Pooja Pradeep
Mumbai, Maharashtra India
$12,301 raised of $30,000 goal
 
179 donations
$17,699 to go
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