Valini Leitch


Empowering Children in Difficult Circumstances (ECDC) Project

January 2014 – February 2016 


The Overall objective is to strengthen policies, practices and approaches to ensure social welfare services prevent and protect 12,650 children across Guyana from sexual violence by Dec 2015.



Specific Objectives
Reducing trauma, public education and advocacy and capacity building. Read more.


Formulating multi disciplinary team, Capacity building training and Psycho social support. Read more.

Training and Child Advocacy Centres in Regions Three, Four and Five. Read more.


Case Study
A 16 year old girl who was sexually abused by her father, involved in a gang, experienced severe peer pressure and struggled with her sexual orientation had a life changing experience at the Child Advocacy Centre. Read more.