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Refugee Education Weekly Highlights – May 1, 2015

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Over the course of the Refugee Education Challenge, we'll be featuring highlights of contributions from each of our themed mission areas. Let's take a look at the education initiatives and innovations that have been inspiring our global community this week!


Mission 1: Support Teaching & Learning

Educational Resource Wall – A plan to pilot visual learning walls to support the teaching capacity of educators in limited-resource classrooms of the Kakuma refugee camp.



Mission 2: Vocational Training

Empowering Urban Slum Refugees – A hands on skills building program that will train urban refugees to manufacture clean cook stoves for low income households in Kampala, Uganda.




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Mission 3: Informal Knowledge Exchange

Educational Cards on Food Packaging – An idea to repurpose the packaging of emergency food supplies to serve as learning materials for children in refugee camps.




Mission 4: Overcoming Trauma

Little Ripples Ponds – An early childhood development program in Darfur that will expand to provide home-based trauma recovery for children in Syrian refugee camps.



Mission 5: Transforming School Environments

Edu + Alternatives – A community-based fund raising strategy to improve existing school environments for refugee students in Zambia and Malawi.



We would love to see your ideas for education innovation. Join the challenge to improve education and expand learning opportunities for refugees around the world!

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