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Communal Empowerment through Communal Education.

Community engagement by University students in refugee camps as teacher assistants , mentors and training resource person.

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EXPLAIN YOUR IDEA

As a solution to refugee camp basic education problem, we propose to mobilize the local university students of that area. They must uphold the responsibility of the refugees and assist the government and philanthropic organizations working there so that together as one community they are able to fight back. The University students will distribute its volunteers into three task forces,
1) First will visit on a daily basis where volunteers will rotate weekly and teach children all of their courses and assist the teachers. (reduce teacher to student ratio, local university students are diverse in language)
2) Second will visit on weekends and carry out character and personality building activities along with healthy recreational aspects (Arts and crafts, theatre, story telling, sculpturing, painting etc) resulting trauma free children.
3) Third team will visit the camps at their ease and carry out skill development and training workshops in order to mobilize the camps and make them self sustainable. Training on workshop tools and wood carving. (more teachers and workers). This solution was designed keeping the camps for Internally displaced people in Bannu, Pakistan

WHO BENEFITS?

1) Underprivileged students of refugee camps.
2) People that have the knowledge to teach but lack teaching skills.
3) Students with skill development that makes them better equipped to survive in harsh conditions.

SKILL SHARE (optional)

Management skills,
Field Experience,
Leadership skills,
English Composition and Writing,
Motivational Articles,
Innovative teaching techniques for children,
Fun raising are the skills that we have to offer.

TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF

Team Umeed consist of Students of INSTITUTE OF SPACE TECHNOLOGY, ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN. We carry out community service projects ranging Disaster Management and Relief, Teacher Assistance, Schools renovation, Stationary and Sweater distribution, Space exploration and autism awareness events etc.

IS THIS AN IDEA THAT YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION WOULD LIKE TO TAKE FORWARD?

  • Yes, I have implementation capacity and am interested in and able to make this idea real in my community.

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