Inspiring stories from the Jusoor team, our program leaders, our volunteers and the Jusoor community.

Jusoor Summer Program 2016: A Wake-up Call

Iffat Al-Gharbi This experience has been literally transforming. I had expectations, but they have been surpassed with everyday spent with these beautiful angels. With all that they’ve been through, their displacement and most importantly the horror that they have experienced at such a young age; would have led you to expect only hopelessness and utter…

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Jusoor Summer Program 2016: Five Sentences About an Animal Collage

Michael Barrett “Mr. Michael, I want you to take this with you to your house.” Ranim, a girl from my class of 9-11 year olds, said this to me today at the end of our lesson. We’d spent the morning colouring in various animals and the places where they live and finished off by writing…

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Summer Program 2016: In Their Eyes I See Hope

Moyasar Al-Tatari My first day with the kids was surprising to say the least. Having no educational background at all, I was very nervous. I was scared the children wouldn’t like/accept me. I was scared they’d get out of control. I was scared that we wouldn’t be able to establish a connection. I was scared…

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MBA Scholarships

I put together a collection of MBA scholarships in Europe in some of the best academic schools. This is for motivated students, to make your research easier: Good luck!! Rula Saati   ?????? ???????? ?? ??????? ??????? ?????? ?????? ?? ???? ?????? ?? ??????? ????? ??????? ?? ???? ???????? ?? ?????? ????? ??? ??? ???…

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Conference Recap

Dear Friends, Jusoor has partnered with Globesight to showcase the real lives of Syrian refugees around the world who are studying, creating, working, living, giving back, and succeeding in their new communities. We are delighted to share this newly released video with you: The conference videos are ready too and could be accessed here. Titled…

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New horizons, new friendships, and a new school

Dear Jusoor friends, Along with wishes for a happy Eid we wanted to share with you some of our latest happenings: New friendships, more laughter, and a real school The school year is almost over for our three educational centers in Lebanon, the summer volunteer program will start soon, and communities around the world are…

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Syrian Art for Education

Dear Friends, We are pleased to share the art book for our fifth annual art auction. Each year, Jusoor works with partners to curate very special art pieces from talented Syrian artists. As in past years, this year’s auction will take place at our annual fundraising dinner in Berlin on June 4th. For those of you…

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Innovate for Refugees

‘Innovate for Refugees’: MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab launches global competition to find pioneering solutions to address refugee challenges   June 20, 2016 – Dubai As the world faces the worst refugee crisis in recent history, the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab (MITEF Pan Arab) is on a mission to seek disruptive and scalable long-term…

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Jusoor’s Fourth Annual Global Conference

Conference Brings Together Leaders to Discuss Successful Integration of Syrian Refugees in Europe June 7, 2016, Berlin – Jusoor held a conference in Berlin on June 4th, 2016, engaging corporations, non-profit organizations, government officials, and community leaders around the themes of higher education, career development, and social integration of newly arrived Syrians to Europe. In…

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Latest news from Jusoor

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, As the students are preparing for their exams in our three schools in Lebanon, and recruitment is underway for our summer volunteer program, a new project is coming to fruition in our Jeb Jennine Center in the Bekaa Valley. A playground for refugee children in Lebanon With support from Chalhoub…

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