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

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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Syrian scholar to benefit from new philanthropic scholarship

A young person resident in Syria, or who has left the country due to being impacted by the current conflict, will be given the opportunity to study at LSE in 2016/17 thanks to a new scholarship set up through the generous support of Jusoor and the LSE Scholars at Risk initiative. The Jusoor and LSE…

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Upcoming concert to benefit scholarship program

A charitable receipt will be issued for the amount donated. Prime seating at RCM’s Koerner Hall has been allocated for donors to Jusoor Canada.In addition to prime seating, donors and corporate sponsors are invited to a private reception with virtuoso master Simon Shaheen following the performance. A fundraiser to support Education of Newcomer Syrian Women through Jusoor’s…

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Happy spring! And latest news from Jusoor

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, We are happy to share with you some updates about our entrepreneurship and academic mentorship programs, annual conference, and unique summer volunteer program in Lebanon. Summer Volunteer Program Welcomes Applications Jusoor’s Summer Volunteer Program in Lebanon gives young adults from around the world the chance to volunteer at our educational…

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Jusoor’s Latest: Learning, Exchange, Creativity

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, We are delighted to share with you information about two of our adult-education programs in Lebanon, and an update and invitation related to our Entrepreneurship Program.   The Jusoor-AUB English Teaching and Learning Program This program offers Syrian refugee students in Lebanon an opportunity to improve their English skills at…

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New opportunities through Jusoor’s Scholarship Program

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, Since our inception we’ve been working constantly to expand scholarship opportunities for Syrian students at leading academic institutions around the world. To date, and thanks to your generous support, we have supported close to 400 students.We are happy to share with you the latest news about three of our recent initiatives under the Scholarship…

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BUSINESSES COMMIT $50 MILLION TO GET SYRIAN CHILDREN BACK INTO SCHOOL

The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education) announced its first set of commitments from the private sector in the lead up to the Syrian Donor Conference in February totalling more than $50 million. Over 50 companies have come together to support plans to get 1 million Syrian refugee children back into school this year and…

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The New Year Brings with it the Latest Edition of the Entrepreneurship Program

Dear Jusoor Friends and Family, We are very proud to announce the launch of Jusoor’s second Entrepreneurship Competition this month with the support of Boeing, Startup Next, Sosyal Kuluçka Merkezi, and MIT Enterprise Forum (Arab Startup Competition). Last year, the Entrepreneurship Program was very well received and featured a competition, online sessions, and a training…

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Giving Tuesday – Educate a Syrian Child

Dear Jusoor Family, Last year, thanks to your support we made a tremendous impact on the lives of Syrian children and youth — giving them the chance in life that every child deserves.  We enabled 1,250 refugee children in Lebanon to receive a basic education.  We awarded nearly 150 university scholarships. And we employed 47 Syrian…

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