On 28 and 29 April 2016, Mrs. Nora staffenael, a certified social worker with specialty in psychotherapy from United States visited Ngoenga School for special children where she took two days training session on dealing with loss and stress reduction techniques for the teachers and head of foster parents working there. Mrs. Nora is a friend and supporter of Tibetans issue and she has previously given a training for staffs at Delek hospital and is a sponsor at Tibetan Nuns project. She is currently working on starting a Rotary club to help needy Tibetans.
Around 17 staffs attended the workshop which was more of an interactive session where they were asked to identify losses that they have experienced and how they dealt with it and then applied these understandings to children. There were also discussions on the difficulties and stress that they face in their work place followed by talk on stress reduction techniques.
After the workshop Mrs. Nora visited the hostel and classrooms and met the students. She donated Diapers and class room learning materials and tooth brushes to the students.