A few words from Jusoor...
Hi! We’re Rolla and Cameron O’Reilly.
Our wedding gift wish is that you join us in helping Syrian refugee children obtain a brighter tomorrow through education. Your gift will enable some of these kids currently in Lebanon to access schooling through the work of an NGO called Jusoor Syria http://jusoorsyria.com /.
The Syrian Refugee Education program helps thousands of Syrian children continue their education outside their homeland.
Jusoor in Lebanon
o 1,200 children enrolled in Jusoor’s education centers in Lebanon
o 40 Syrians employed as teachers and administrators in Jusoor’s education centers
o 200+ volunteers have worked in Jusoor’s centers since June 2013
o 10 Jusoor-Lebanon Scholarship Recipients studying in five Lebanese universities.
Facts on the region
One million Syrian children are registered as refugees in the region (Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Egypt, Iraq)
Lebanon hosts the largest number of registered refugees in the region.
520,000 children are registered in Lebanon today – the largest number of Syrian refugee children in any neighbouring country.
Facts on Lebanon
Number of Syrian children at the school age: 400,000
For comparison: Lebanese children in public schools: 300,000
Number of Syrian children in school: 90,000
Number of Syrian children out of school: 310,000
Jusoor has been working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon since June 2013. Jusoor’s refugee education program in Lebanon seeks to ensure Syrian refugees in Lebanon have a holistic, well rounded primary school education through integration into formal schooling whenever possible, introducing contextual and relevant curricula and teaching methods to deliver informal education, and providing a strong psycho-social support within the framework of community engagement and rehabilitation.
Jusoor Beliefs and ethos:
1. Reaching as many Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon as possible
2. Driving strong educational outcomes and quality of teaching.
3. Strengthening the psycho-social foundation of the Syrian Refugee children in our program
4. Enrolling students in formal education, whenever possible.
5. Reinforcing the importance of education among the parents of the children
6. Strengthening morale in refugee communities.
7. Engaging volunteers in the program
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