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Encircle Your Child In ‘Circle of Care' For Better Care
Today's children are tomorrow's citizens. Shaping a child is shaping the nation. So join your hands to strengthen our nation.
How the Baby will be protected in the mother's lap, same as protected in the Circle Care program. The program, which is designed in the Care Corner, is to simplify the children who are in impoverished conditions and trained accordingly. The main intention to start this program is to benefit more children and include more families in this program. This program was organized by the Lien Founation. Three years ago Circle Care started its journey with two pre - schools. Now it has expanded its circle and the organizers involved in this program are school teachers , child psychiatrists and social workers. This program aims mainly the disadvantaged children and it received very good response and enrollments in this program also increased very quickly in the two centres. At present the Circle Care program expanded to fifteen schools. Along with the kindergarten, this program touched, even the primary schools also. Among the organizers, social workers, whose duty is to collaborate with the teachers, educators and also with the school counselors to take the data about the children and continue its treatment to rectify the child's aberration. This treatment will continue up to the third primary standard children . The latest and excited news is, that the expansion in this program has increased more than 25% of the enrollments and nearly 1700 pre – schools requested for further help with this program.
The integrated program designed by the program experts encircles a ‘Circle of Care' on the child, there into identify the root element of the Child's problem and provide necessary help in their own method with different fronts. According to the survey conducted by the team, the children who are at risk factor, are from poor families and who are below the poverty line. So, the care team supported these children and increased their attendance from thirty percent to more than 75 %. Wow! Great work of the care centres. The organizers in the team include educational therapists, whose duty is to improve the child's numeracy and educational proficiency. With the encouragement received by the program, the officials visited Australia and stated that their program is going under certain changes and said that their experts are looking to improve the program themes to promote the standards of the children. The officials also stated their high quality and extensive programs to concentrate the disadvantaged children made them to start in a few cities in Australia.
One more important step taken up by this care center is providing care for the mothers in the ante inherent care and health care, for babies the care program includes how to talk, read and write. The chief executive of the Lien Foundation main intention is along with the children, even he wants to focus on the families also , for better improvement in their children. This works wonders because if parents are well educated, then automatically children will be in the right path. He also noted that the program designed to help the children to develop the overall behavior. All programs were designed in the Circle care centre to increase and improve the standards and concentration and self consciousness in children. The expert team in the circle care centre expressed that they focus on tenacity and grit along with the literacy and other skills because impulse control is most dangerous which should be controlled in the childhood. To train the disadvantaged children the Lien Foundation also introduced a “Principal Matters” program where all the principals undergo certain training to help the children and to strengthen their leadership qualities. The officials expressed that if the higher authorities like Educational Minister and Social Welfare Minister also supports them, the outcome of the centre will be more and we can pick up the disadvantaged children in the society.