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Posted by The IRC on January 26th, 2016
With specialized training from the IRC, math teacher Sinan Younis and other educators are helping students in conflict zones like Iraq to feel safe and to learn. more »
Posted by The IRC on December 4th, 2015
Meet Mustapha and his wife Safaa, a Syrian family who have risked their lives in hopes of finding safety for their young children in Europe. more »
Posted by The IRC on October 5th, 2015
Through the IRC's community-based education project called "Partnerships for Peace," Gul Zada is one of many teachers bringing education to thousands of children living in Pakistan's remote tribal areas. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 30th, 2015
Children whose clasrooms were damaged by the powerful earthquake that struck Nepal in April are now heading to class in new learning centers built by IRC partner AAR Japan, which also provided school uniforms and school supplies. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 21st, 2015
The Bezos Family Foundation along with the IRC and Global Nomads Group launched the Students Rebuild Healing Classrooms Challenge which will help Syrian refugee children in Lebanon and Iraq recover from crisis. more »
Posted by The IRC on September 9th, 2015
The IRC has built temporary learning centers for nearly 30,000 Burundian primary and secondary children aged 3-17 sheltering in the Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania. more »
Posted by Kulsoom Rizvi on September 3rd, 2015
13-year-old Zain Younus from Pakistan honed his English skills and gained confidence while attending the IRC’s six-week Refugee Youth Summer Academy in New York City. The academy helps newly arrived refugees, asylees and other immigrants prepare for public school and find a footing in their new country. more »
Posted by The IRC on August 6th, 2015
IRC partner AAR is building 25 temporary learning centers to replace earthquake-damaged schools in four villages in Nepal. Thousands of children in remote communities will soon be able to resume their education in safe classrooms. more »
Posted by The IRC on August 6th, 2015
Some 350,000 school-aged Syrian children in Lebanon have no access to educational services. Go inside one of the classrooms where the IRC is helping young refugees catch up on reading and math and recover from trauma. more »
Posted by The IRC on July 7th, 2015
As Nepal slowly recovers from two powerful earthquakes, the IRC is working with our partner AAR to rebuild schools destroyed in the worst disaster to hit the country in 80 years. more »

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