Monday, December 26, 2005

Play Centres for Tsunami Children

"A sea of smiling faces greets us as we enter the Kaluthavalai children's centre near Batticaloa in eastern Sri Lanka. The play centre, which was set up by Swiss non-governmental organisation Terre des hommes, is trying to help children come to terms with the tsunami."

  • "Over the last year, Terre des hommes has set up 20 play centres for 4,500 children in eastern Sri Lanka.
  • There are more than 100 local instructors working in these centres.
  • Children aged 5-18 attend the centres, which after school.
  • Funding comes from Swiss Solidarity and ECHO, the European Commission's humanitarian aid programme."

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