This project will create education programs, space for healing through yoga, gardening therapy, and meditation for victims of the Khmer Rouge Genocide, domestic violence, and of human trafficking so that victims can become leaders through their journey for healing toward wholeness and community empowerment.
Survivors of the Khmer Rouge Genocide, their children and young adults of human trafficking have specific cultural healing needs that the larger community in California can not provide nor understand. Western approached has not been successful.
The nonprofit is founded by an orphan, former refugee of the Khmer Rouge Genocide, that provides specific and scientific approached for healing that has been successful for the last 5 years. This project will sustain and continue to support a working process to solve this problem.
NPR has called our recent success as transforming trauma into activism, Harvest in Refugee Trauma has incorporate the MAYE Center's approach into their clinic of 40 years work with Cambodian refugees of the Genocide, immigrants and their children are empowered for higher education reducing poverty, health disorders for children and adults, improve society and community through civic engagement and empowerment.