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Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre

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Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre
Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre
Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre
Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre
Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre
Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre
Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre
Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre
Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre
Kathmandu Child Trauma Management Centre

Summary

From the 1st May 2017 ChoraChori will operate a child trauma management centre in Kathmandu, Nepal. This will provide trauma management support to Nepali children whom ChoraChori has rescued from India. Many of these were displaced or trafficked across the border following the 2015 earthquakes. The facility will offer residential care and therapy to girls and outreach support to both sexes within Kathmandu valley.

$14,011.17
total raised
110
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

The 2015 earthquakes had a hidden impact. For there was a spike in the number of children who crossed the open border into India, desperate to find a better life. Many were caught by the Indian authorities and held captive in abusive, Dickensian "children's shelters". Others, mainly girls, were taken by traffickers into bonded labour, including the sex trade. ChoraChori has been rescuing and repatriating these children however their rehabilitation involves managing their legacy of trauma

Solution

ChoraChori has been building a child trauma management centre in Kathmandu that is on schedule to open on 1st May 2017. When fully operational this will provide residential support for up to 12 girls at any one time, but also outreach to children of both sexes from within Kathmandu valley. This facility is collocated with our transit shelter where we assess new arrivals from India. This appeal is for the operating costs of the centre and associated service in 2017- 2018.

Long-Term Impact

This centre will dovetail with other therapeutic centres and services in Kathmandu, primarily providing trauma support to children whom we rescue from India. This is a long term programme. As a secondary role, we will have the capacity to respond to child trauma that arises from future earthquakes. Nepal was unprepared in this regard in 2015.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

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Organization Information

ChoraChori

Location: Kingsbridge, Devon - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​www.chorachori.org.uk
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Twitter: @chorachoriuk
ChoraChori
Philip Holmes
Project Leader:
Philip Holmes
CEO
Kingsbridge, Devon United Kingdom

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