World Awareness for Children in Trauma
WACIT 6 Continents in 6 Weeks Phase:
October - November 2016

Cities to be visited (shown in dots) are:

  1. Athens (Greece)
  2. Istanbul (Turkey)
  3. Jakarta (Indonesia)
  4. Sydney (Australia)
  5. Chicago (USA)
  6. Campinas (Brazil)
  7. Nakuru (Kenya)
  8. Dar El Salaam (Tanzania)
Our Vision
To raise awareness on child mental health worldwide, and to establish a sustainable model of helping children who suffered trauma and live in the most adverse life circumstances
Our Objectives
  • Highlight the needs of children who suffer trauma
  • Positive long-term effects and outcomes for children, communities and economies
  • Targeted and effective use of service costs
  • Communicate lessons learnt and promote models that can be adopted worldwide
  • Develop transferable technologies
How these will be achieved Through  Advocacy, Network - Building and Skills Acquisition according to the Evidence-Based WACIT Model

Our Partners / Collaborators

NGO's and Centres

Greece, Athens: SOS Children’s Villages

Indonesia, Jakarta: Social Trust Fund UIN

Brazil, Sao Paulo: TETO

USA, Chicago: Road Home Programme for homeless youth

Kenya, Nakuru: Friendly Action Network Organization (FANET)

Greece, Athens: ERGO

Turkey, Istanbul: Hayat Foundation

China: Chongqing University of Science and Technology

Pakistan: The Husseini Foundation

Rwanda: The Point Foundation

Sydney, Australia: Gunawirra
Nepal & Kenya: Harambee Arts
"The latest news from WACIT Centres"
10th August 2016 - Life skills training by FANET in a Kenyan slum school – thanks to You! 
"Gloria's lively Art Expressive Therapy and Hayat Foundation's enthusiastic volunteers. They gathered for helping vulnerable children in an interactive way in Istanbul"
Hayat Foundation, Turkey
 And most definitely this great selfie! It was an art therapy workshop by Gloria Simoneaux (Harambee Arts) at the Hayat Foundation in Istanbul. 
Hayat Foundation, Turkey
 Photos of children drawing at the care home and children playing music. 
Panti Sosial Asuhan Anak Care home for ex-street children
Jakarta, Indonesia
'Play Workshop'' taking place...everyone enjoying the outdoors.
                                                                                                      Hatice Sen 
Hayat Foundation
11/11/2015 (3:13pm)
The children were singing together in leisure time. Some time we just sing any song just for fun. The children liked to sing a song when they were at street, they are ex street singers. So... they like to sing and very much enjoy it.
                                                                                                       Gura Suzana
Panti Sosial Asuhan Anak Care home for ex-street children
Jakarta, Indonesia
Children who used to work on streets now playing table tennis at the Hayat Foundation and enjoying it .
                                                                               Hatice Sen, Hayat Foundation, Turkey
WACIT videos of children:
Children and teacher singing in Nakuru slum
More of children and teacher singing in Nakuru slum
Karachi Five Star School  in slums and their song
Karachi orphanage song
Islamabad orphanage stand up comedy!
Countries where WACIT has currently reached...
Panos on YouTube!! Click on link below to view his channel and videos from recent WACIT visits: