October Training Update

Working together in Myanmar.

The Tributaries International mental health team recently returned from training in Myanmar and Nepal. These seminars equipped 48 new informal service providers. The team did a two-day follow-up for 15 church leaders trained last year in Myanmar. “Sons and Daughters” One follow-up participant said, “I’m an introvert but when I […]

Update from Uganda

Bridges for Children secondary students

Here are some of the secondary students you’re supporting through Bridges for Children. Students are entering their third term of the school year — Thanks to you! As the third school term begins, nine students are attending secondary school. Fifty attend primary school, and 11 are in teacher training or […]

Starting Conversations…

Andre helps people in Cameroon

Andre says people always seem to back away when the topic of mental health comes up. So he takes a proactive approach. As a pastor, when he sees signs someone may be struggling he initiates a conversation. If the person wants to talk, he listens. Sometimes people are holding grief […]

Upcoming Training Events

Mental Health Training in Nepal

We are getting more requests for mental health training in all parts of the world, which is both heartbreaking and wonderful. Heartbreaking because so many people are suffering. People are displaced, abused, trapped in conflict and poverty and hopelessness. Yet, it is wonderful because people find hope and practical help […]

Construction is Finished!

“Now I can keep my all grain and harvest in the house, and all the family members are together!” This is the report from a farmer in Nuwakot district, where 88% of the homes were destroyed in Nepal’s 2015 earthquakes. Hope for Nepal used a grant from GlobalGiving to rebuild […]

Protecting Girls is Key to Fighting AIDS

There has been significant progress in recent years, but children still suffer because of HIV/AIDS. Today’s report from UNICEF says adolescents, especially girls, are at the highest risk. Globally, an estimated 1,100 young women (aged 15–24 years) are infected with HIV every day. According to UNICEF, adolescent girls are disproportionately vulnerable […]

50% Match for #GivingTuesday

Training in Nepal

Today’s a great day to support mental health training for community workers in Africa and Asia! The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is matching donations to our global mental health training program until midnight tonight (November 29). Donations provide mental health training and counseling skills for community workers and church […]