Providing Psychosocial Counselling Services to Children and Parents during COVID-19 in Jajarkot, Kalikot and Surkhet Districts
Introduction: – COVID-19 spread rapidly in the community in a few months’ time where more than twenty million people were infected by Corona virus, while more than 1200 people died. In this situation TPO Nepal started emergency response in more than 15 districts and response through helpline all over Nepal. In this context, TPO provided psychosocial support in some districts of Karnali province with the support of Save the Children Nepal under the project “Providing Psychosocial Counselling Services to Children and Parents during COVID-19 in Jajarkot, Kalikot and Surkhet Districts.
- 917 individuals received psychosocial services from counselor
- Toll-free helpline number operating in Surkhet district.
- Community based interaction program conducted among community leaders and service providers.
Target group: Community people including children
Implementation area: Jajarkot, Kalikot and Surkhet
Time frame: August 2020 – November 2020
Supported by: Save the Children