“It’s trendy to be healthy ” – is the biggest ongoing project of our Foundation. This is one of the main activities. After our first meetings with children in the orphanages we realized how poor are their knowledge about their own health, especially about intimate part of it. Many children do not even know the main rules of hygiene, which usually tell parents. About sexuality they know from movies or from their friends – teenagers. Therefore, we decided to talk to them about these issues and conducted a survey in which we have identified the main topics for discussion. It is very important that children feel comfortable in these conversations that they could ask their exciting topics. Therefore, we chose the method of plain talk – we do not collect them all together in assembly halls and not lectured – we choose the similar age, deal separately with boys and girls and select the desired information for each group of children. During the meeting we also give orphans personal hygiene items, various information materials to help better understand yourself and your body. Especially we’ve focused on adolescents – it is the most sensitive and delicate age, which is so important to consult with someone to share experiences. During the discussions, we try to create a friendly atmosphere, often telling examples from life, we try to give them the most affordable information. As part of the project, we have created a unique information product – “Dear diary ..” – a book\ diary for girls in which we collected the most important and useful information, which is needed every girl in their teens. The information in the diary started as a letters – real stories of the main character – Anna Maria, which somehow confronted almost every girl in the life. After the letter we tell how to cope with this situation and why it appeared so. In addition, we have created a magazine-book, “Secrets of a superhero,” for boys, which contains all the most important and carefully selected advices for boys in their teens. We picked up the information and divided it in two parts – the first – the theoretical part and the second – is advices and stories of famous people.
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