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Philosophy, Education, Refugees' Rights
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Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Philosophy Adj. Prof, Come True Director
"They (the kids) will do it better than we did. Lets make sure they get there."
I am a philosopher (PhD, Columbia U, 2007), an educator and a refugee right activist. I am the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Come True Project under Become NGO, presently securing the education of 200 South Sudanese refugee children, most of which study in boarding schools in Kampala.
You can read about my motto here: http://www.pressenza.com/2015/06/south-sudanese-kids-deported-from-israel-in-uganda/
and here: https://www.scribd.com/document/412291979/Ayelett-Shani-Interview-with-Rami-Gudovitch-Haaretz
Hi Josep Mulabbi, Your proposal sounds very interesting and well balanced. Though we work with urban refugees, rather than in the colonies, I can testify that many of your targets, in particular leveraging music and other talents, is one of the most powerful means to support young refugees in reclaiming their dignity and sense of agency. I wish you great luck!
I am glad to introduce Alex Gumisiriza, one of our Uganda partners, deputy headteacher of Trinity School and officer in charge of academic programs. Alex had been with us for 3 years already and acts like "the middle man" between the 120 S. Sudanese refugee children in his school and the local Ugandan community and he is also the contact with the international educators involved. Alex is an essential part in forming contents and designing programs in the purpose of improving the integration of refugee students into their new environment.