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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 »
Posted by The IRC on June 12th, 2015
Ebalo is just one of the thousands of children living in the Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania receiving vital education with the support of the IRC. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 11th, 2015
Touched by trauma and loss, Syrian refugee girls share ideas about how they want to change their country, help others, and use their skills and passions to improve their communities. more »
Posted by The IRC on June 5th, 2015
The IRC's Children of Peace program in Niger and Tanzania provides vital education to refugee children whose lives have been turned upside-down by conflict and crisis. more »