Vulnerable Group

Rwanga Foundation Conducts Trainings for the Erbil Orphanages Staff

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 10:54 PM

 Erbil, KRI (March 2, 2022) – Rwanga Foundation conducted several trainings for the Erbil orphanage staff and social workers as part of the ‘You Are Not Alone’ project.


The You Are Not Alone project includes developing a web application for the orphanage management to keep the database of the orphans, control daily, weekly, and monthly activities, case management forms and procedures, and rehabilitation and education programs. Through this project, 15 employees were hired, and two capacity-building trainings are delivered about supervision and contemporary orphanage management techniques.


From March 2 to 5, training on the project's introduction and the Software application with the whole system was held, with the focus on addressing the orphanage situation in general, the project's introduction, its major purpose, as well as explaining the newly developed web application and team-building activities and strategic solutions.


The second training was held for the social workers of the project and discussed positive education, childhood stages, characteristics, and needs. positive and negative school discipline, counseling, and psychological guidance (types and treatment plan).

During the next two months, three further trainings for the orphanage's teachers, babysitters, and service staff facilities are scheduled to be held.


The You Are Not Alone project is based on a detailed assessment that has been done to the Erbil orphanage to identify the gaps and needs of the orphanage. The number of beneficiaries are 54 orphans (36 boys, and 18 girls) aged between 5 to 17 years old.