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Support Ja'pang Team To Give Access To Mental Health Services
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Rs.14,260
of Rs.2,00,000
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  • BM

    Created by

    Balmuri Marak
  • Fp

    This fundraiser will benefit

    For poor children education

    from Tura, Meghalaya

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Hi we are JA'PANG an NGO from Tura, Meghalaya. We are trying to raise funds to create access for indigenous adolescents and families trying to avail mental health services.

Ja'pang is a service-led not-for-profit organization comprising of a multidisciplinary team that aims to promote positive mental health and well-being through awareness generation, adopting alternative means of teaching and learning, recognizing reinforcing and restructuring traditional and contemporary life skill practices by working closely with children, youth, and their families. It aims to identify gaps in mental health service provision, especially among Indigenous communities, by addressing false beliefs, barriers in accessing services among those from low socio-economic backgrounds and families with mental health needs. By creating an accessible, stigma free,  resourceful environment it hopes to bridge the gap between service provision and beneficiary helplessness. 

Ja'pang presently is looking to change the concept of mental health service provision in Garo Hills, by adopting community engagement and safe spaces to discuss mental health issues. Ja'pang wants to reach out to more youths and their families for which they require a mode of transport. The idea of a pop-up mental health service center is expected to create space for changing the narrative of service provision on different issues plaguing youth in this part of Northeast India, and create an alternative space for learning.  Please help us support the cause for greater access greater empowerment.

Each rupee counts. No matter what life throws at you I believe "we rise by lifting others". 
To know more about some of the impact we have been trying to make follow us on our Facebook and Instagram page. Here's a link throwing an insight into one of our achievements https://youtu.be/M_Lx17_FWc4

Thank you in advance for your contribution. You have no idea how much it means to us to have your support. Please come forward to support our cause for the future of our communities. Any contribution will be of immense help.

Utilization Of Funds
Creation of a mobile mental health resource centre = Rs. 200000

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