Favoring the emotional recovery of girls and their family group

woman shows children camera picturesExecuting Institution: Fundacion Mi Hogar Cauquenes Residential Center
Location: Pellehue, Maule
Grant Value: USD 4,000
Girls that reside in this center attend public schools in the town of Cauquenes that are partially operating because they were severely damaged by the earthquake. The project provided psychosocial support to girls between 4 and 18 years old that still live in fear and have sleeping disorders. The psychologist of the Centre giave individual attention to those children who require it. Emergency preparedeness workshops and recreational activities provided the girls and their families an opportunity to share experiences and receive guidance to help them overcome the trauma caused by the earthquake.