MATESO

Mwatikho Torture Survivors Organization

BENEFICIARIES

Torture survivors; Traumatized families of torture survivors; and Potential victims of torture-2012.                                                

Task

Number

Age

Male

Female

Nationality

Percentage %

Counseling

900

10-60

398

502

Kenya,

55.1

Treatment

470

10-60

180

250

Kenya,

19.1

Litigation

    5

18-40

3

2

Kenya,

0.2

Families of survivors

400

10-60

200

200

Kenya,

25.4

Seminars/Training

 3

16-60

100

100

Kenya,

0.12

Total

1778

10-60

881

1054

 

100

The total number of direct beneficiaries was 1740 for the year 2012.

Somatic Treatment;

Psychological Education:

We involve the entire family /group of families in teaching about the effects of torture, the meaning of symptoms, and the way of helping each other, when specialist assistance is required and how to access it.

Group therapy for children and adolescents;

Psychological camps are devised in the countryside to help develop trust; therapies activities interspersed with enjoyable physical activities are used; Three hour weekly sessions are employed.

Physiotherapy/ Psychotherapy;

Psychotherapists use a three-phase therapy through in-depth interviews with a medium number of 22 and a range of 10-52 sessions.


            Child Therapy Class in Session

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