"As soon as we heard about this new course offered by UNRWA, we all came running to register," exclaims Abeer Issa, an enthusiastic student of the recently launched "Child Development in Kindergarten" course.
As the sun burned off the early morning chill, young Palestine refugees from five different cities entered the field at the Fihaa Stadium in Damascus. They have been training all year for this tournament and were united behind one cause: love and affection for football.
The Damascus Training Centre (DTC) is an example of how the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and its donors succeed in providing valuable skills and opportunities for young Palestine refugees in Syria.
Mr. Angel Gutierrez, Director of Cooperation of the Delegation of the European Commission in Syria and Karen Koning AbuZayd, UNRWA Commissioner-General today inaugurated the European Union-funded girls' dormitory at the Damascus Training Centre (DTC) and took part in the activities of the Centre's Open Day.
On the occasion of the International Women's Day UNRWA in cooperation with Bank Audi inaugurated on 10 March the expansion of Husseinieh Sewing Production Unit in Damascus under the slogan "Together for Women and Girls' Better Life".