Project Description

Funded by: UNICEF

Timeline: 2017

This project was aimed at increasing child protection in Qayarra and the surrounding area, seeking to raise awareness on child protection (CP) & local children protection services in the area. The project seeks to meet the immediate CP needs through a community-based approach; providing PSS and PFA for girls, boys & caregivers, community activities and workshops around CP and awareness raising and advocacy on key identified CP issues.

Through this initiative WRO also seeks to identify and respond to individual child protection concerns through specialized services and identify, document and help trace and reunite families of unaccompanied and separated children with alternative care arrangements. WRO will collaborate with HAI on areas of capacity building, juvenile justice and specialized services.

Targets Aims

  • Mobile team to reach 3500 families in the Jaadah camp
  • Provide PFA/PSS to 8000 children and their families
  • Provide structured CFS and community based psychosocial support (PSS) activities to 10,000 children and caregivers.
  • Provide support for 2,160 children at risk and survivors through case management system and referral to specialised services
  • Identify and document 300 unaccompanied and separated children
  • Refer identified unaccompanied and separated children to HAI for reunification and tracking
  • Conduct 44 workshops to improve knowledge and capacity of 880 parents through training on CP, positive parenting and basic helping skills including increasing parental responsibility and skill as first line of support to traumatised children.
  • Mobilise and facilitate community participation of 1320 parents, around mothers and fathers 88 tea group sessions
  • Conduct workshops and facilitate capacity building of peer to peer support for 440 children and adolescents.
  • Strengthening capacity of 4 non CP service providers (Camp management, local officials, community leaders)
  • Conduct awareness raising activities on CP issues to 15,00 individuals including positive community messaging on PSS and GBV.
  • Training and mobilising of 64 community members