Child Mental Health





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Project Description

Region: South America

Country: Perú

Location: Callao

Total Budget: $65,000

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment

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ALERT NUMBERS: - the suicide rate in adolescents (12 to 17 years old) was 3.6 per 100,000 inhabitants, higher than the national rate of 2.2 per 100,000 inhabitants (Sinadef) - between 2016 and 2021, 71.5% of attempted suicide cases in Peru correspond at ages between 15 and 34 years (MINSA). - there are 4,201 cases of patients with Depressive Episode and 3,113

cases with Recurrent Depressive Disorder in a adolescent period 2010-2019 (Nogushi National Mental Institute). - there are 155 psychologist professionals surveyed in Callao in 2022 (DIRESA)

GEOGRAFY: The Constitutional province of Callao is located in the central and western region of Peruvian territory, covering coastal areas. In Callao is the port of the same name, the most important in our country. High rates os delicuence and drugs, using minors to avoid the law. THIS PROBLEMS REACH AT SCHOOL LIMITS.

OBJETIVE: The Child Mental Health project, which has the support and promotion of Rotary

Club International, is serving to detect the problems and lack of support with mental health

professionals, in Educational Institutions with limited economic resources and that do not have the support of the state.

IMPACT: The community of the Constitutional Province of Callao, focuses in the adequate development of children and young people with the purpose of increasing expectations that they will be people who in the future will help their community in strengthening values and development as a society. For this reason, and as a way to foresee and strengthen, it is considered pertinent to begin strengthening the social and emotional skills in the student population in the range of 11 to 13 years of age (500 students in 7 educative centers), as a starting point to reduce lack of self-esteem, therefore, reduce symptoms. depressive, lack of empathy.

NEEDS: - Schools need support with mental health professionals. - Need programs or service plans to help them manage their child's mental health student community.

TIMELINE: monitoring for three years until high school graduation.


Human Resources

Director 1000/month 10,000

Tutors (5) 650/month 32,500

Evaluator 800/month 8,000

Subtotal 50,500

Support materials

Supplies 500/month 5,000

Computer 2,500

Wifi (7) 100/month 7,000

Subtotal 14,500

TOTAL 65,000

CLUB MEMBERS INVOLVEMENT: Work closing with director of the program and directors/parents association to supervise the poroject and results.

Primary Host Partner

District: 4465

Rotary Club of: Callao

Primary Contact: 51934265928

Email: rvg444@hotmail.com

Primary International Partner

District: 5300

Rotary Club of: Las Vegas WON

Primary Contact: Chehab Elawar

Email: shabdg201415@gmail.com

Project Status

Need $64,720
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Project listed for the 2023-24 Rotary Year.

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Las Vegas WON (5300)





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System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Chehab Elawar

System Entry: Pledge of $100 with $100 DDF by Chehab Elawar of the Rotary Club of Las Vegas WON, District 5300.

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