We now care for a total of 177 children in our Kids Cares in India and Nepal.
177 children. At Theler Kids Care, we also offer a school for handicapped
Children who have been excluded from classes. The other girls
and boys go directly to our child care centers after school.
There they are cared for lovingly, with a lot of patience and understanding by our Hope is life
Through this protected setting, the children experience a world without violence.
This gives them hope for the future. In addition to homework support, additional topics are taught daily, such as school subjects, basic rules of
hygiene, interesting facts about food etc. are taught daily. The children also learn
important social skills, such as how to solve conflicts without violence.
solving conflicts without violence. Every evening the girls and boys receive a rich meal.
We work closely with the children’s parents, promoting exchange and awareness
and sensitization about the grievances in the families. Domestic violence, the importance of education and the general treatment of parents with their children are the main topics.
children are main topics. In addition, addictive behavior, health and ways out of poverty are addressed.
and ways out of poverty.
Our Kids Cares also offer protection to the children. Through our work, children cannot be easily abducted. The saddest problem in
India and Nepal is that even today, many children are abducted for sexual exploitation
or as free labor.
Nepal – Thomas Kids Care
In our project village Ghole Tole the problem of alcohol addiction is frightening. When we started our work in the village
80% of the villagers were addicted.
addicted. The children had formed small gangs
gangs and were left to their own devices most of the
left to their own devices. At home, many children did not get
food at home and had to get it themselves. The boys often began to consume alcohol
alcohol at the age of ten. The
children were exposed to daily violence.
India – Theler Kids Care & House of Hope
In the villages of Thuapadi and Tadingipai the children were
children were emotionally deprived by the lack of education
poverty and the massive violence of the parents
and physical neglect. Starvation is not a rarity in these regions but an everyday occurrence. Although
state school places are offered free of charge,
children are often not sent to school by their parents.
sent to school by their parents. The teachers are not very
competent and often do not show up for classes themselves.
classes themselves. Children who suffer from a disability
are often completely excluded from the school day.