2020 Big Give Christmas Challenge – every donation to Firefly is doubled by the Big Give

We are incredibly proud to announce that Firefly has been selected for the second year running to be part of the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s largest match funding campaign. Between 1st – 8th December 2020 every donation made to Firefly on their platform will be doubled by them and given to us Please give whatever you...

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2020’s Ellie Maxwell Award is now live!

The Award The Ellie Maxwell Award was first given in 2019 to Mxogyny and Colours of Edinburgh as part of the 20th anniversary celebrations of Ellie Maxwell founding Firefly International. It is sponsored by her family and friends through Edinburgh University. It aims to encourage and support an Edinburgh-based student or group...

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Gaza Child Mental Health Project

We are two months into the CATT (children’s accelerated trauma treatment) Gaza Pilot project and the mid-term report is complete and full of the successes already achieved:  20 children referred and assessed 10 children who have completed CATT treatment 30 care-givers reached through awareness sessions  Challenging PTSD symptoms have been reduced and recovery...

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PTSD counselling in Gaza – supported by Firefly International, IMET2000 and ACT International

Firefly, IMET2000 and ACT international are running a six-month pilot in Gaza treating children suffering from PTSD. ACT International trains counsellors in accelerated trauma therapy (CATT) and the two counsellors in Gaza – Mohammed El Sharef and Haitham Mohammed have been trained by ACT and are receiving ongoing training and...

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New Website

In order to improve functionality, and better support our overseas partners and projects, we have set-up a new website for Firefly as of March 2016. Don’t hesitate to email if you have any comments on our changes: info@fireflyinternational.org

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