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Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children

by The Sunshine Charity
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Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Taking Care of 50 Vulnerable Sri Lankan Children
Jul 1, 2019

Helping Children Heal

Art & Craft Therapy
Art & Craft Therapy

Although The Sunshine Charity’s primary objective is to take care of vulnerable children affected by poverty and conflict, the organization decided to go beyond its mandate for the first time since it was established almost fifteen years ago. Creating a programme to reach out to the children affected by the Easter Sunday attack, The Sunshine Charity will work with local partners to provide trauma services to the hundreds of children affected by the tragedy. According to psychiatrist and psychologist engaged in the field, therapeutic opportunities like drawing and painting, dancing and music which will allow them to verbalize their feelings and heal the emotional scars is an important tool. Following-up on the advice given, the trustees decided it was time to go beyond our usual call and help the children and youth struggling to cope from the recent horrific experience. It will take months no doubt for them to overcome these emotions but contributing towards the healing process was our responsibility too.

The Sunshine Charity will work with well-known and experienced resource persons to provide a way for the children to reconnect to their normal lives by providing them with dance movement therapy, art & craft therapy and music therapy. Opportunities to dance, sing, play and draw in child friendly spaces will be a starting point to help them strengthen their role in the community and transcend cultural boundaries.

The back-to-back sessions will also include a dialogue segment with children which will emphasize positive experiences, establish trust and allow feelings to be expressed. It will be facilitated to allow them to celebrate the wonderful multi-cultural identity of Sri Lanka.

Run, Run, Run
Run, Run, Run
Building Sand Castles
Building Sand Castles
Lets Sing Together
Lets Sing Together
Playtime
Playtime
We are One
We are One
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The Sunshine Charity

Location: Colombo 6 - Sri Lanka
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Project Leader:
Sharadha de Saram
Colombo 6, Western Province Sri Lanka
$22,438 raised of $50,000 goal
 
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