Monthly Archives: January 2014

Syrian Kids, Lebanese Schools: A New “Normal”

  When we came inside the tent, the Syrian family of eight welcomed us warmly and urged us to sit close to the small stove in the center for warmth.   While the weather had improved from the previous weeks when a winter storm dropped several inches of snow and temperatures dropped below freezing, it [...]

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New Boots Bring Hope in Jordan

The kindergarten inside the Za’atari camp in Jordan is a little island of happiness inside a place that is full of tragedy.  Here, 3-5 year-old Syrian children living in the huge camp are able to come three times per week in the morning or afternoon to have fun, build social skills and start learning.  The [...]

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