Recovering after years of loss; Alaa’s story

By Masoud Hasan and Yasmine Saker   Little Alaa was only 9 years old when she experienced loss for the first time in her life. Her mother was killed when a shell hit their home on the outskirts of Deir-ez-Zor two years ago. A couple of months later, another shell hit near Alaa’s school, causing […]

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“They gave me back the chance to dream!”

With UNICEF-supported remedial classes, children in Tartous prepare for their national exams.   Almost seven years ago, Naya and her family, were forced to flee their home in Deir-ez-Zor, north-eastern Syria and sought safety in rural Tartous. After years of war, displacement and inflation, the family’s financial resources were depleted, forcing Naya to work in […]

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“Don’t give up on education. We are nothing without education!”

With UNICEF-supported remedial classes, children in Tartous prepare for their national exams.   For two years, Jamila, 15, and her family lived under siege in their hometown of Foah in Idleb. With violent fighting and severe lack of basic commodities, some days Jamila only have one meal a day. “There were days where I gave […]

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اليابان تخصص 25.5 مليون دولار أمريكي لدعم الأطفال والمجتمعات الأكثر احتياجاَ في سوريا من خلال برنامج “التعليم للجميع” التابع للأمم المتحدة

دمشق ، 24 أيار 2018 – أعلنت حكومة اليابان عن المرحلة الثانية من التمويل لبرنامج “التعليم للجميع” والذي تنفذّه مجموعة من منظّمات الأمم المتحدة في سوريا، ليصل بذلك إجمالي الدعم للبرنامج إلى 25.5 مليون دولار أمريكي. وسَيُسهِم البرنامج انطلاقاً من مبادرة “لا لضياع جيل” في ضمان وصول الأطفال والشباب إلى التعليم عالي الجودة، وبناء المهارات […]

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Japan commits US$25.5 million to support the most vulnerable children and communities in Syria through the UN’s ‘Education for All’ joint programme

Damascus, 24 May 2018 – The government of Japan announced the second phase of funding for the UN’s ‘Education for All’ joint programme in Syria, bringing the total support to the programme to US$25.5 million. Anchored in the No Lost Generation Initiative, the programme will contribute to ensuring increased access for children and young people to […]

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