Colorful Hopes for Children

Project Summary
Grantee : Colorful Hopes Association
Purpose : Supporting the psychosocial development of children with less opportunities to overcome the trauma in the region
Location : Diyarbakır
Grant Amount : 152.088 TL
Project Partner : Ardıç Solidarity Association
Period : 16 July 2018 - 12 July 2019
Status : Continues
Project Year : 2018

Background

Conflict environment in the Sur district of Diyarbakır caused a psychological devastation for the children in the area. Activities supporting the psychosocial development of children and their families need to be carried out to overcome the devastation, and the social and cultural atmosphere in the region should be supported.

Project Goals

  • Living Skills training module will be formulated and applied to 200 children of 10-18 years old.
  • Sociocultural workshops will be organized with 200 children according to their interests.
  • Informative meetings will be held with the families, on issues such as adolescent development, gender equality, and bullying.
  • A Guidance Kit for Volunteers Working with Children will be prepared and a volunteer program will be formed.
  • A Commission on Children Rights will be formed within the organization, and children will gain practice in discussing and solving cases on violation of rights.

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