Improving the Psychosocial Conditions of Gaza Children

Project Improving the Psychosocial Conditions of Gaza Children
Objectives

Improve the psychosocial wellbeing of children, including orphaned children • Increase the awareness level of families with children who have experienced war and crisis to better cope with the situation • Enhance community engagement and participation to support children who have experienced war and crisis

Project Partners Palestinian Orphan’s Home Association
Activities

Psychosocial support group sessions for children, and individual sessions for orphaned children • Awareness raising sessions with mothers • Recreational activities to strengthen relationships between orphaned children and their families • Distribution of sports attires for children to enable them to participate in recreational activities as a psychosocial support intervention

Locations Middle Governorate, Gaza Strip, Palestine
Period 1st December 2014 to 30th December 2015
Accomplishments

Provided psychosocial support activities for 700 children through group and individual counselling sessions, follow ups, and awareness raising sessions. • Furnished and equipped a play room for an all-girls school. • Distributed sport items and new sports suits for both female and male schools. • Modied the behaviours of children suering from trauma.