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Refugee Education Weekly Highlights – May 29, 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

Be The One Platform – A project to develop teaching toolkits that will help refugee youths in South Sudan and Uganda maximize their potential and excel as leaders in their communities.



Mission 2: Vocational Training

Refugee Livelihoods – An initiative to establish a savings and credit cooperative in Kampala to help refugees start small businesses and gain access to funds for higher education.



Mission 3: Informal Knowledge Exchange

Cultural Hug – A program that will train refugees in Sao Paulo to generate new income by teaching their cultural traditions and languages to local students.



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Mission 4: Overcoming Trauma

How Playgrounds Can Change the Lives of Syrian Refugee Children – A project to build playgrounds that will help heal the traumatic experiences of Syrian refugee children in Bar Elias, Lebanon



Mission 5: Transforming School Environments

Tele-Education Center – An initiative to setup tele-education centers within refugee camps in Pakistan where refugee youths will connect with online teachers and learning materials.


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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