Weʼre raising £2,500 to Raise funds to facilitate holistic programmes & resources in Sri Lanka for children with additional needs and disabilities
- Glastonbury, UK
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Thank you so much to everybody who has supported my voluntary service and the work of the 'Holistic Special Education Foundation (HSEF)' in Sri Lanka. I am preparing to return to Sri Lanka in November and aim to be there for 3 months. We are fund raising to facilitate more HSEF holistic programmes for children with additional needs and disabilities in the Eastern and Northern Provinces in Sri Lanka. We will also be starting our programmes in Kandy and the Hill Country. All members of HSEF give their professional skills and time voluntarily. We want to include as many families, teachers and health professionals in our programmes as possible. We are a 'Community' of people.
We are fund raising to run multi-dimensional programmes and collaborating with the Regional and Provincial Education and Health Departments as well as local N.G.O's. We facilitate a range of training workshops for teachers, health & social care professionals and families. We work primarily in the post- war areas in Sri Lanka, where there is still much poverty, trauma and there needs to be huge long term interventions around Inclusivity and Disability. Our long term vision is to create and share our programmes in all 9 Provinces in Sri Lanka.
Community based visits and programmes are a huge part of our service. We need to provide transport- so our team can reach families in remote villages who are living in poverty and also so vehicles can bring these families to medical clinics and town based- programmes. We want to fund some mobile health clinics and Early Intervention trainings and programmes.
Many children with additional needs & disabilities in Sri Lanka are not able to attend their local school. Many children with complex needs & physical impairments do not have wheelchairs, specialist equipment or receive any physiotherapy, speech & language therapy or any therapeutic intervention. For some families living in poverty- they can't afford the transportation costs to travel to their nearest school with a specialist class.
We will be spending time in some schools which have classes for children with additional needs. They desperately need resources and for the teachers to receive on-going specialist training. We want to fund and send sensory equipment & educational resources for schools and children's homes
Thank you for reading my post. I am so grateful for all the support in many forms which I have received over the last 2 and half years. All donations are so very gratefully received and your donations will go directly towards funding our programmes, resources and transportation within Sri Lanka.
If you would like more info and/or would like to help in any way- please message or email me.
Huge Thank you,
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- 3 months ago
Julie Cox3 months ago
Thank you very much to everyone who has donated so far for our ‘Holistic Special Education Foundation’ in Sri Lanka Fund and to people who are helping in very creative ways too. I’m blown away by people’s generosity. I am leaving for Sri Lanka in a few days- please donate if you can and share on your social media. Please message me if you would like more info. We also have a Facebook page: Holistic Special Education Foundation. Oneness X
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- 6 months ago
Julie Cox6 months ago
Thank you Thank you Thank you for all the donations to our online fund towards our HSEF programmes & community visits in Sri Lanka. Also to all the people in Sri Lanka who have been giving us gifted accomodation & so much kindness in so many ways. To be over half way to our target is amazing 💗 We are still fund raising for transportation for community visits , resources for schools, setting up mobile health clinics & to be able to facilitate future programmes. Please share, donate if you can & keep spreading awareness & Inclusivity 💗
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Jan 6, 2019
Sent with love - amazing stuff, Julie x
Dec 24, 2018
Amazing work Julie xxx
Dec 24, 2018
Keep up the good work Julie!
Nov 28, 2018
Go for it Jules, doing amazing work! Xx
Bev & Al
Nov 12, 2018
Keep doing what you do Julie - you are an amazing and inspirational soul! xxx
Nov 7, 2018
Wish you luck
Heart Of Living Yoga Foundation
Oct 26, 2018
Thank you beloved Julie for everything you do for the children in Sri Lanka. My heart is always with you and our co-directors at H.S.E.F. and HOL Yoga is proud to support you in all your work. Padma
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I am a holistic school teacher and Consultant, holistic therapist and Mindfulness Practitioner. I am a Founder Member and Director of the Holistic Special Education Foundation in Sri Lanka.