Shelter Programmes

Knowledge, skills and confidence for survivors under 18 years old residing in state-run shelters

Making a Difference through trauma-sensitive programmes

Life Skills

The Life Skills program is built to educate the girls on important topics that help navigate everyday life. The curriculum includes vetted outside speakers, demonstrative activities, and journal entries. Below are some of the main areas of the curriculum.

  • Successfully reintegrating into society as a capable, resourceful individual by understanding the concept of Community.

  • Achieving a healthy and balanced mindset in order to maintain a wholesome, well-rounded lifestyle.

  • Achieving safe, ethical, stable and efficient financial independence through learning Money and Banking.

  • Development of a growth oriented-mindset.

  • Demonstrating appropriate, healthy, informed choices.

Reproductive Health

The Reproductive Health program focuses on the Sexual and Reproductive rights of individuals, that spans across healthy relationships. A breakdown is shown below:

  • Decisions around reproduction and sexual initiation will be equipped with the knowledge of their personal and intrapersonal values as well as mutual respect.

  • Understanding and being able to transfer the knowledge of the physical and emotional changes during the process of puberty.

  • Have informed confidence in understanding the differences between male and female reproductive systems physically and otherwise.


During Emerge Mentorship sessions, girls are grouped with adult role models who cover a curriculum on topics such as body image, childcare, mental health, social responsibility, goal-setting and more.

  • Understanding the progression and changes of the outside world through the Mentors.

  • Ability to understand diverse opportunities that the world brings in parallel to their aspirations, dreams and skills.

  • Able to see past the pre-set standards of life that “must” be followed; and are made aware of how many varied opportunities they are able to work towards and seek through their own resilient journeys once they leave the institutionalized system.

(this programme is currently on hold)