Tag Archives: Stop Staring – Start Caring

Volunteer: Mallory

  My name is Mallory (28) and I am a physical therapist from the United States. I came to Sri Lanka to volunteer at the orphanage and do my best to provide therapy for the children here with disabilities.   First impressions of the orphanage were wonderful. I found most of the children to be […]

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Volunteer: Leonie

  My name is Leonie (20) and I’m from Germany.   I’m planning to study special needs education and have already some experiences with caring for disabled people. So I was very excited to see how the orphanage for kids with disabilities in Sri Lanka works. At first I was a little bit overwhelmed by […]

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Volunteer Alvaro

  Over three months helping at Stop Staring Start Caring Foundation I came across to learn about many sad situations these girls are going through. Help is needed, that is a reality. the organisation’s work developed, to build this new homes for raped children. This is the key to get these kids away from that […]

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Volunteer Zsuzsanna

  I joined the project in January 2016 as a volunteer for 2 weeks. I stayed in Cihan’s house with two other volunteers in Wellawaya. He explained the projects of „Stop staring start caring” (SSSC) and got my full attention. I admired his and Sonja’s (who I unfortunately never met in person) enthusiasm and hard […]

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Pahan Tharuwa

  Pahan Tharuwa means morning star. And this is the name of the new mother & child home, Sonja and Cihan will extend in December when they are returning to the Meth Sewa Foundation.   Meanwhile the wall around the new home should be finished. There had been delays due to the bad wheather conditions […]

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