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Dear Jusoor friends and family, Almost six months have passed since our meeting in Berlin at the Jusoor Fourth Annual Conference, which took place last June. We are happy to share with you some of the positive outcomes of that gathering and to announce that the Fifth Annual Conference will take place in Toronto at…

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Giving Tuesday

Dear Friends, Next Tuesday, November 29th, is Giving Tuesday. It’s a global day where nonprofits around the world rally their supporters to give. This year, on Giving Tuesday, Jusoor is organizing a $100,000 campaign to support Syrian children and youth. And we need your help! Our goal is to do this all through crowdfunding, where…

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Fall Updates

Dear Jusoor friends and family, We are very happy with how this year is wrapping up and look forward to a coming one of renewed partnerships and more opportunities for Syrian children and youth. Here are some updates on our latest happenings: Jusoor’s 2015 Annual Report is Out We are also happy to share with…

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Joy for Syrian Children Through A Brand New School

For most children around the world, a school is just a place to learn to read and write, but it means a lot more than that to Syrian children who have been forced by the crisis to flee to neighboring countries. To them, a school is a place of security, an escape from the deterioration…

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A Growing Need To Educate Syrian Children In Lebanon

By Fran Roots It’s the end of the summer holidays and children in the northern hemisphere are getting ready to go back to school. They are eagerly anticipating seeing their friends again, meeting new teachers, and tackling new projects and challenges together. But most Syrian children do not have this to look forward to. Since…

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Vacancies at Jusoor

Dear friends, Jusoor is recruiting for the three vacancies below (application deadline is October 8). We should be grateful if you share them with people who you think may be interested. Director of Refugee Education Program Location: Lebanon The Program Director will oversee and work on the coordination and administration of all aspects of the program, from needs assessment,…

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HIGHER EDUCATION RESPONSE TO SYRIAN CRISIS

JUSOOR-IIE PARTNERSHIP BRINGS 18 SYRIAN WOMEN TO AMERICAN AND CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES San Francisco and New York, September 14, 2016 – Non-profits Jusoor and the Institute of International Education (IIE) have launched the “100 Syrian Women, 10,000 Syrian Lives” Scholarship Program for Syrian university women to resume their studies despite ongoing conflict in their home country.…

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100 Syrian Women, 10,000 Syrian Lives Scholarship Recipients

Dear Jusoor friends and family, We are delighted to share with you an update about a special program we started last year, entitled “100 Syrian Women, 10,000 Syrian Lives.” Jusoor and the Institute of International Education (IIE) launched this program to support Syrian women to resume their higher education despite the conflict in Syria. The…

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Summer updates about Jusoor’s programs

Dear Jusoor friends and family, This summer we’ve been working tirelessly on renovating the Jurrahiyeh school-in-a-tent for Syria children in time for the start of the school year. The new school will be safer, warmer, and better equipped – a place that is a true refuge for the children. This project is done in collaboration with…

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Jusoor Summer Program 2016: I Miss…

Moyasar Al-Tatari As I drive through UAE’s organized streets, I miss being engulfed by the beautiful mountains and Lebanon’s crazy traffic. As I step foot into my home, the scene of the refugee camps haunts me and reminds me to always be grateful. As I’m about to scream at my brothers, I remember my student…

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