SHANTI:Capacity Building & Programs

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CAPACITY BUILDING OF STAFF & PSYCHOSOCIAL PROGRAMS

The Resilience psycho-social program by the Research Unit of the Catholic University of Milan in collaboration with Shanti was held at Olumadu Government School which is located 5 kms from Nedunkerni, Mullaitivu from 3-6 August 2015. The Resource persons were Misses Veronica Hurtubia Toro, Dina Dasoki, Kiara & Letizia
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  1. Tutor of Resilience Training & formulation of guideline for the teachersDSC01730DSC01736DSC01602
  2. Activities with the children- victims of war & application of protocolsDSC01774 DSC01860 DSC01959
  3. Implementation of guidelines from October 2015 to March 2016
  4. Application of protocols in April/May 2016
  • Note: Facilitation, monitoring & protocols  of the project will be by Shanti

Veronica & Letizia left on the 8th while Dina & Kiara stayed on to conduct three programs at Shanti.

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  2. Mother  & Child project: Strengthening the bond between preschool mothers & their childrenDSC02291 DSC02300 DSC02323
  3. Youth project: Making of animated cartoons. The youth were fascinated.DSC02274 DSC02310 DSC02160
  4. REAL FREEDOM OF THE MOUSE – Shanti centre facebook

11 teachers trained in PSYCHO-SOCIAL TRAINING OF RESILIENCE by the CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF MILAN download-11

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22 teachers trained in PSYCHO-SOCIAL TRAINING OF TRAINERS by the CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF MILANdownload-11

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SHANTI’S GOAL

Rehabilitation of the Shanty dwellers & families in Colombo living on the banks of the canals of Wellawatte & Dehiwela who are thugs, miscreants, murderers, drug addicts, thieves& prostitutes

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In Colombo we get to the parents/ guardians through our PROGRAMS to their children, youth & elders.

SHANTI’S

PRESCHOOLS PROGRAMS

COMPLEMENTARY EDUCATION CLASSES

YOUTH ANIMATION & LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

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& nutrition in SHANTI’S Government Approved preschools. The preschool teachers are graduates with a Diploma in Preschool Education.   

Extra curricular CELEBRATIONS add to their learning

They manifest their learning & talents at the KIDS CONCERT

    

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Inbuilt into the CELEBRATION of FESTIVALS is the dimension of the youth growing up in Peace & Social Harmony living unbiased as regards race, culture, language or religion.

SOCIAL-RELIGIOUS HARMONY

SHANTI CHILDREN WHO ARE

BUDDHIST, MUSLIM, CHRISTIAN & HINDU

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CELEBRATE VESAK-A BUDDHIST FESTIVAL

BY MAKING VESAK LANTERNS

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SINHALESE BUDDHISTS JUDGE THE COMPETITION

 2014 VESAK LANTERN COMPETITION

results

GRADE 1-5 6-8 9-10
1ST PRIZE R.HARIN

HINDU

FATIMA

REHANA

MUSLIM

A.NIVANTHA

CHRISTIAN

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FRIENDS GROW UP & REMAIN FRIENDS

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The YOUTH CONCERT to manifest their talents

  • Women & Mothers Programs – beneficiaries are poor women & mothers from the slums. Shanti provides them  SKILLS TRAINING , seminars in the rights of women & children; FAMILY HEALTH & living with dignity & freedom.  
  • The mothers who brought their children for the dancing class joined Sujeewa & the teachers in making the costumes for the Shanti Dancing Troupe & dolls.
  • Elders Program– beneficiaries are poor, ostracized by society & neglected by their relations. SHANTI provides them a weekly opportunity to enjoy a warm meal1005678_10152138036169979_670796682_n prepared by Sujeewa, Jenita &Shantha

ELDERS RELAX with a film; DSC01254 share their joys & woes with peers; Shanti  provides a meal to take home. dsc03227 The annual PILGRIMAGE dsc03204  is another feature.                                                                                                        Shanti cares for the elders with HEALTH CARE & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY.The home bound elders are cared for at home with nutrition & medical aid.

SHANTI’S GOAL IN THE NORTH

SHANTI attempts to create an environment conducive to peace & reconciliation with the victims of war

METHODOLOGY

In the North we work to establish a relationship with the victims of war through a process of RESTORATIVE JUSTICE

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  • Shanti is in the Shelter, Housing & Education sectors; working with the victims of war in the Districts of Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu & Trincomalee. SHANTI is working towards the building up of an environment conducive to peace & reconciliation through a strategy of  development via restorative justice. SHANTI’S contribution in this regard is  24 HOUSES for widows, orphans & disabled; 11PRESCHOOLS ; LIVELIHOOD OPTIONS in sewing machines & fishing nets to the victims of war in Puthukudiyiruppu & Mullaitivu  School stationery was provided to  15668 kids[affected by the war & floods] in 32 Sinhala, 28 Muslim & 25 Tamil  schools  living in the Trincomalee District . We help schools attended by the children of the victims of war with educational scholarships, uniforms, school stationery, cycles, water pumps & generators thus sowing the seeds of PEACE & RECONCILIATION in the YOUTH. Shanti responds to the victims of NATURAL DISASTERS island-wide. 

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Priyadharshan: STUDENT OF Shanti preschool- SINGITHI,

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Good morning dear Sisters, Brothers and Parents, We have come from the South to North. It brings joy to us to meet you and work together. We are the future of this country and its time that we work as one family  

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Children from Shanti Preschool- SINGITHI dancing for the kids in Shivanagar preschool

Into that haven of freedom our Father

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Let our country awake

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