Invest in refugee children by supporting their teachers — some of the most dedicated educators in the world! You can provide teachers with the training materials they need to give their students a solid foundation of learning.
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Blackboards are an essential learning tool — especially in a refugee camp, where access to technology can be limited. It costs $120 to equip a classroom in Africa with a blackboard, but the knowledge gained is priceless.
Education is a path to a brighter future that is often out of reach for refugee girls and boys. A school uniform is especially important to foster a strong sense of community within the school.
Books, pencils, pens and paper. These essential learning tools are often out of reach for refugees who left everything behind. You can provide school supplies to a student eager to return to class — and build a brighter future.
Education is a key pathway out of poverty, but all too often it is out of reach for refugee girls and boys. School-aged children are supposed to attend school 200 days a year, but 4 million school-aged refugees missed out on going to school in 2017.
Best friends Anethe and Irikungoma are among 20,000 students taught by 300 teachers at a school in a refugee camp in Rwanda.
Qualified, respected and motivated teachers are the key to closing the refugee education gap — and in the world’s toughest classrooms, they need extra support. That’s why UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, provides training opportunities for teachers to develop and learn new skills. They also support each other, both in-person and virtually, by discussing how they can overcome the challenges they face — and give their students a chance for a brighter future.
A refugee himself, Yel Luka is the head teacher at Unity Elementary School in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya. He oversees the education of 3,400 children who fled war and violence in South Sudan. The UNHCR-supported training he received has improved his leadership skills. He’s gone on to equip Unity’s other teachers with the tools they need to educate, encourage and inspire their students.
"Our students are more determined to succeed because they can see that their teachers are so motivated to support them achieve their goals."
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