Professional Psychological Counseling Centre (PPCC)

 

Country

Sri Lanka

Organization

Professional Psychological Counseling Centre (PPCC)

PPCC was founded in 1993 to build a more compassionate, reconciliatory and peace-making community in Sri Lanka’s war zone. The organization works in communities in eastern Sri Lanka that have faced multiple displacements and trauma from the 2004 tsunami, the ongoing armed conflict and interpersonal and community violence.

Project

Barefoot Counseling Program

Purpose: To promote mental health for traumatized communities in eastern Sri Lanka by building the skills and knowledge of counselors who work at the grassroots level.

Project Grant Amount $30,000
Total Grants Received $175,525
Years Supported 6
Theme Civil and Political Rights
Population Served Religious/Ethnic minorities, Refugees and IDPs