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Education in emergencies

Why play matters: The IRC and the LEGO Foundation

Play gives refugee children a chance to overcome trauma, learn and thrive. The International Rescue Committee (IRC), the LEGO Foundation and our partners are working together to show that it is possible to reach every refugee child in East Africa with play-based learning. See highlights from the announcement of our new initiative, PlayMatters:

"We're going to be working across East Africa to make sure that some of the most vulnerable children get access to some of the most inspiring education," IRC president and CEO David Miliband says of our partnership with the LEGO Foundation. Learn more about PlayMatters