Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China

by Shining Star Organization
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China
Resilience for 1000Left-behind kids in Rural China

Summary

China's 6.97 million left-behind children confront, lack of parental support and inadequate access to mental health education. In response, Shining Star implements a resilience curriculum which aims to enhance rural children's interpersonal competencies, sense of belonging, and optimism. By 2020, the organization has provided the resilience camp for four schools, from which children have improved their resilience capacity from 62.29% to 86.49%. For 1000 kids, we need your help!

$30,000
total goal
$16,526
remaining
73
donors
6
monthly donors
10
months

Challenge

According to China's Ministry of Civil Affairs, in 2018, there are 6.97 million left-behind children in rural China. Reports show that the absence of parental care induces psychological trauma for left-behind children, resulting in widespread depression and social anxiety. Unfortunately, rural schools -- with their aging faculty, limited resources, and unformed mental health education -- are not equipped to respond to this mental health epidemic.

Solution

The program develops a resilience curriculum and interest lessons for left-behind children. The program offers the lessons of self-esteem, gender consciousness, problem-solving, emotion regulation, and practical skills such as basketball and dance etc. Furthermore, in the long term, we provide the rural schools with one-year teacher training to equip the schools with mental health and art education, as the program demonstrates a sustainable model for local schools.

Long-Term Impact

The project will not only improve 1000 children's capacity of resilience but also enable the local schools to provide resilience courses independently: 8 rural school teachers will become experts of resilience curriculum and all the students will continue participating in the Interest Club. The program will improve the mental well-being of left-behind children and empower China's rural education system.

Additional Documentation

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

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Organization Information

Shining Star Organization

Location: Guangzhou, Guangdong Panyu - China
Website:
Project Leader:
媛 谭
Guangzhou, Guangdong Panyu China
$13,474 raised of $30,000 goal
 
103 donations
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