"I lost my seven-month-old baby girl because she had a heart condition It was difficult to afford to follow up with a specialist due to our extreme financial situation.” These are the words of Fadia Taha
Education is a powerful tool and fundamental in helping every child achieve their full potential. As COVID-19 continues to disrupt education systems worldwide, digital learning has become a new reality and an essential service.
Sixty-six children were killed in the latest conflict in Gaza and some 113,000 Palestinians were displaced during the 11 devastating days.
“My motto in life is this: I want students to escape to me, not away from me. That’s the kind of teacher I aspire to be and hope that I am.”
“Seeing my students grow in knowledge, skills and confidence gives me the greatest joy from teaching! When I see them became resilient and productive in their communities, I feel satisfied that I acted as a key to unlock their potential,” said Mohammad al-Laham, a first-grade teacher at the UNRWA Kufr Qasem School in Dhahiyet Qudsaya in Damascus. Read Mohammad’s full story here.
For the first time in decades, four out of the five areas where UNRWA operates are simultaneously in crisis: Gaza, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Lebanon and Syria.
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