Strengthening communities

ECTC aims to strengthen self-volunteers to battle against psychological distress that may bring by physical, social, cultural and spiritual problems through awareness, training, coaching and supervision.

ECTC is currently strengthening 10 different communities at Kavre and Sindhupalchowk. Being one of the most devastated districts during Earthquake 2015, still grieves their losses and find hard to get back to their normal mental and emotional state. Assisted by economic, social and geographical difficulties, psychological issues associated with trauma, Suicide is in increase. 26 men and women from these communities were trained as psychological care givers; and through follow-up, coaching and Supervision, they are reaching out to each household, so that cases of trauma are identified and psychological support given and referrals assisted for their full healing.