Founder and CEO of Hatch Canada, Peter Kuperman built his company to create a fun and engaging computing-related environment for young students. With a passion to help kids, Peter Kuperman also supports SOS Children’s Villages, an international organization that provides family homes to thousands of orphans and abandoned children.
One of SOS Children’s Villages initiatives is the SOS Social Circus Program. The program targets young children who have been abused and neglected and who may have a mental illness, anxiety, or extreme feelings of distrust. The program aims to make sure kids are ready for a brighter future by teaching them life skills, which include self-awareness, emotional control, resilience and perseverance, and interpersonal skills. Specifically, it
When developed among the young people, these soft skills are expected to help them build healthy relationships, connect with and participate in their communities, and become successful in academics and their future professions.
For two years now, the program has shown commendable success in instilling these crucial skills as evidenced by its more self-confident, more disciplined, and more resilient beneficiaries.