1585Kaprie J G Thoronka and wholeness in Sierra Leone
- Dec 26, 2007Dear Kaprie J G Thoronka,
It's great to learn of your work in Sierra Leone. I invite you to join
our Minciu Sodas laboratory's working group Holistic Helping led by
Janet Feldman http://groups.yahoo.com/group/holistichelping/ Send a
blank message to firstname.lastname@example.org or just let
me know at ms@... and I will sign you up. We also have a group on
"global villages" where we are concerned about "appropriate technology"
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalvillages/ send a blank message to
I share an excerpt from your blog. I am sad to learn that you can't
qualify for the Bar Camp Latvia travel grants (they are for the ex USSR
countries), but I hope we might work together. Andrius Kulikauskas,
Minciu Sodas, http://www.ms.lt
H-SL is a child focused child development human rights agency,
registered and operating in Sierra Leone also aims at promoting and
protecting the Rights and Welfare of children through the dissemination
of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and,
other available local laws dealing with the rights and welfare of
children in Sierra Leone.
Since 2000 Childhelp has been catering for a comprehensive development
of children found in difficult circumstances, entrenching itself also a
formidable Child Rights Organization to promote juvenile justice by not
only monitoring Child Rights violations, but also giving free legal aid
to children who are in conflict with the law and defending victims of
Human Rights abuses.
Childhelp’s work in programmes areas with poor people, is aiming at
helping them heal, at gaining wholeness in life with dignity, at
building self-reliance and at challenging injustices in peaceful ways to
end hunger and suffering. Childhelp has a major concern for national
child development, bringing its members together as united force for
stability, cooperation and understanding to make our children’s
community life safer.
Childhelp facilitate programmes based on the proposal and priorities by
communities, focussing on health, education, community development and
life-saving skills development. Affiliated members families take part in
community meetings, mobilize community participation, develop project
proposals and oversee the implementation of projects.
> I am 39 years old, a graduate of Madison University, USA with a
> certificate in Masters of Science and Appropriate Technology, Am
> Director Childhelp Sierra Leone and have held an ICT Training with an
> expert from SES Germany that trained qualified students in Soft and
> Hard ware in ICT Sector.
> My office is effectively training 150 drop-out girls and boys in ICT
> and farmers in how to use information and communication to build up
> their sector.
> Great is helping as Sierra Leone, my country has just started ICT
> which we have started 2 years ago.
> Due to the above reasons, the government of Sierra Leone has taken and
> recognised Childhelp to work side by side as partners in ICT Services.
> I am married with 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls and they are involved
> in computer training every evening at home. My wife is a computer
> analyst. If you need her to attend, she will too go with me.
> Thanks and hope to hear from you.
> Kaprie J G Thoronka
> ChildHelp Sierra Leone
> Sierra Leone