About us

About Us 

“Aarunthal was registered on April 5th 2006 to improve the welfare of citizens affected by the civil war. Over the years, our work has included positive parenting workshops, environmental conservation, diploma programs for pre-school teachers, preparation and distribution of stimulation papers, and surveying the pre-school situations with UNICEF.Our work is still focused on the Northern and Eastern Provinces and our mission has expanded to address the physical, psychological, economic, environmental, and educational health of our communities. “

Our Vision

“To Community,  healthy in mind and body, capable of  facing challenges posed by an Changing world “

Our Mission

To empower the community with their active participation through public campaigns, awareness raising activities and age appropriate quality education and training  programmers to develop skills, alleviate poverty, promote psycho social and physical health, protection from all forms of harm, social security and social cohesion.

 

 

 

Objectives 

  • Re-establishing normalcy: Aaruthal’s seeks to re-establish a sense of normalcy in people’s lives, through re-establishing routine activities, facilitating schooling, learning, and recreational activities, resumption of cultural activities and traditions, promoting simple and individual ways of relieving stress and trauma, and providing opportunities for expression and participation.We do this by:
    • Empowering the families as vital units and re-establishing stable family life, promoting parental well-being and family self-sufficiency.
    • Building community resilience and individual positive coping strategies, facilitating economic development strengthening social networks, organising social groups, and strengthening community ties among the civil society.
    • Empowering women and youths to be aware of social threats andto raise their voices for themselves.
    • Empowering preschool teachers as change-making agents.
    • Promoting non-violent communication as an alternative to corporal punishment and violent by facilitating discussions on equality and respecting diversity of gender, culture, and religion.
    • Identifying children and students with psychological problems and learning difficulties and help them through appropriate therapies and remedial activities
    • Identifying children, students, youth, adults and families affected by alcoholism, poverty, domestic violence, physical and sexual abuse, and other social issues and helping them to alleviate their suffering by employing suitable means
    • Carrying out research on the pressing psychological and social issues facing the community and formulating suitable strategies to improve the situation.
    • Training the village leaders (both men and women) and youths in the community on psychological issues, child rights, health and nutrition, social values, peace, disaster management and help them employ suitable solutions to the challenges they face.
    • Building a network among regional, national and international organisations, and engaged individuals to collaborate on providing efficient services to communities and individuals in need.
    • Organising social group to strengthen the civic and social fabric of the community and promote good governance and human security with due consideration to cultural sensitivity, social inclusion, community ownership and gender balance.
    • Helping individuals and families in developing sustainable livelihoods through training programmes.
    • Training preschool teachers, providing a diploma program in preschool education, designing curriculum, producing teaching and learning materials and helping the preschool managers and service providers with appropriate plans and training.
    • Publishing books, magazines and articles to cultivate a knowledge based community. 

 

Methodology

  • Aarunthal is a professionally managed and results driven non-governmental organization. In the advancement of our work, we:
    • Conduct formal surveys among communities
    • Utilize research methodology to guide our work.
    • Implement both self-funded and donor-funded projects
    • Consistently monitor and evaluate our work
    • Conduct impact assessments
    • Host capacity building training programs
    • Equip communities with Early Childhood Care and Development tools