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Provide trauma relief to workers in South Africa

by Hoedspruit Training Trust Vetted since 2016 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
Provide trauma relief to workers in South Africa
Provide trauma relief to workers in South Africa
Provide trauma relief to workers in South Africa
Provide trauma relief to workers in South Africa
Provide trauma relief to workers in South Africa
Provide trauma relief to workers in South Africa
Provide trauma relief to workers in South Africa
Provide trauma relief to workers in South Africa

Summary

Formerly Hoedpsruit Training Trust, Hlokomela runs TRE appointments (Trauma and Tension Relief Exercises), to help rural farm workers deal with trauma and stress in their lives. This project aims to support 20 community workers in rural Hoedspruit to be trained in TRE.

$5,000
total goal
$4,412
remaining
5
donors
1
monthly donor
11
months

Challenge

Faced with violence, abuse, poverty and health issues the rural communities in Limpopo have no recourse to mental health facilities, whilst chronic stress and trauma are unaddressed, this only compounds and propagates difficult and dangerous living and work conditions.

Solution

We will bring TRE (Trauma and Tension Relief Exercises) to the communities. TRE is an effective and safe self-help tool to release tension and trauma, which can be used in large groups, TRE is culture and language independent and has been used successfully with traumatized communities all over the world, including US Veterans. With your support, we will give training to 20 community workers and care givers so that they can spread and facilitate TRE in their communities.

Long-Term Impact

A wide-reaching approach to trauma and chronic stress relief significantly improves overall health, wellness and quality of life. Reducing chronic stress and responding to acute trauma frees people to function constructively in school, at work and within family and community, providing the foundation for a happier, more fulfilling life.

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Organization Information

Hoedspruit Training Trust

Location: Hoedspruit, Limpopo - South Africa
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Twitter: @Hlokomela
Project Leader:
Christine du Preez
Hoedspruit, Limpopo South Africa
* This project is competing for bonus prizes
through the 2018 Year-End Campaign. Terms and conditions apply.

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