On March 4th, I am traveling to Africa where I will spend 30 days volunteering to help rehabilitate Ugandans, affected by war. I will be working closely with former abductees forced to become child soldiers and women who have been caught in forced sex trade.
"Mandala House provides self-directed healing programs to post/conflict populations. Specifically, we are focused on survivors of sexual & gender-based violence. Working with trauma-sensitive yoga & breath awareness model in a group dynamic, we teach mind/body awareness tools that our practitioners can take into their lives"”healing themselves & others."
Having learned that a nation deeply traumatized by war was in dire need of healing programs taught through trauma-sensitive yoga "“ as an instructor, I knew that my prayer had been answered and that it was my duty alone to realize it. Two months following this resolve, I am now en route to Uganda to help bring awareness to the many beautiful, but hindered souls of self-love and healing of the mind. I should note however, that this deed is not selfless, as I have granted myself this healing journey as a 30th birthday present- one I very much look forward to.
In addition to working with Mandala House, I will also be giving workshops and teaching yoga to its partner organizations:Zion (www.zionproject.org/who-we-are)
I am asking friends and family to support me and join this effort by making a financial donation. (in addition to safety prayers) Should there be extra money raised after my expenses, I will personally ensure that all additional $ raised will go directly to those in need.
Any and all goodwill is welcome and very much appreciated.
Ever Sincerely,Jules Sung
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