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Working with children in Myanmar

Training Update: Myanmar

    “We give the food and love, but it’s not enough. Their need is inside.” Hannah cares for 64 orphaned children. She had just finished a TI training seminar.

    Group discussions in training

    Training in Madagascar

      Tributaries International collaborated with Mercy Ships in Madagascar August 11-15 to train community caregivers in mental health.

      Kathmandu training

      Mental Health Training Update

        This summer, a mental health team from Tributaries International trained over 200 service providers in four nations. “This has helped us so much even in this short time,” Says one church leader. “People have noticed the change.”

        Church Leaders Get Mental Health Training in Nepal

          Seventy-one informal care providers received training in basic mental health and trauma in August. Participants were among those responding after the April 25 earthquake and the following aftershocks through the church and through Hope for Nepal, a local organization that organized the seminars.


          Healing Takes Time

            How can you help children who are struggling if they won’t talk about it?

            Helping Children Cope with Grief

              When the advanced church leader training in Benin was shortened, the Mental Health Team was able to spend time at a children’s home where one of the caregivers had died suddenly. When Dr. Lyn asked how the children were coping, she was told that since the children are all orphans, they are used to death.