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“We need education so we can rebuild our home”

Posted March 4, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Amman, Jordan, February 2014 – Like many teenagers in Jordan, Ghada is nervously awaiting her exam results. “The exams were very hard. They consisted of multiple choice questions on many different areas. I hope I did well.” The 18-year-old from Syria took the first round of her final year Tawjihi exams in January; nine subjects including Maths, English, Arabic and History. “The English and Maths exams were the hardest,” she says. But unlike other teenagers, Ghada stud...


OneMinutesJr. "Syria My Love"

Posted February 27, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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How do you feel when you lose something? 16-year-old Rane shares a love letter with the Syria he had to leave behind.


TAKE ACTION: What I can do to help the #childrenofsyria

Posted February 25, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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We have received blog posts, discussion comments, and debate discussions asking the question- what can I do to help the children of Syria? Many of you have also asked to speak out to World Leaders. We invite you to sign this to World Leaders. What does the petition ask for? - An end to the horror and bloodshed for the #childrenofsyria - An end to violence against the #childrenofsyria - An end to blocking of humanitarian assistance - An end to attacks on humanitaria...


OneMinutesJr. Beautiful Apple Tree

Posted February 20, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Ghaida, 16, Zaatari Camp, Jordan) A beautiful scene pops up in the camp, and delivers a missing taste. Have you shared something in your community before?


OneMinutesJr. Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Posted February 12, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Oday, 13, Zaatari Camp, 2014) When you miss something in the camp, sometimes you have to use your imagination. Created at the 2014 Zaatari Camp OneMinutesJrs. workshop on the theme "Our Now, Our Future."


OneMinutesJr. Workshop Za'atari: Part 3 - Lights, Camera, Action!

Posted February 9, 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The OneMinutesJr. gives youth the opportunity to have their voices heard by creating one minute videos that share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties and viewpoints on the world. The OneMinutesJr. held a workshop in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 18-23 January 2014. Read Part One and Part Two. Finally a full day of filming! There’s a lot to film, but we have a bit of extra time because the screening is not until the 6th day. 13-year-old Oday used to love swimmin...


OneMinutesJr. The End of Childhood

Posted February 5, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Omaima, 12, Zaatari Camp, Jordan, 2014) Leaving behind her toys in Syria, a young girl tries to recreate her dream world.


OneMinutesJr. Workshop Za'atari: Part 2 - Getting Hands-On with Filmmaking

Posted February 3, 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The OneMinutesJr. gives youth the opportunity to have their voices heard by creating one minute videos that share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties and viewpoints on the world. The OneMinutesJr. held a workshop in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 18-23 January 2014. Read Part One and Part Three The first day of the Zaatari Camp workshop involved a lot of teaching, a lot of supervising and we only barely got to scratch the surface of the video ideas. On the second day,...


Love of football reduces trauma

Posted February 1, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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The important thing is to get together with a couple of friends and to have a ball to run after

Source: http://childrenofsyria.info/2014/01/23/syrian-chil...

This story is re-blogged from the childrenofsyria.info site. One of the important aspects of the Child Friendly Spaces is providing psychological support for children. Syrian children’s love of football helps reduce trauma With the bell still echoing in the corridors of the Islahiye camp school, recently built by UNICEF and the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), a group of Syrian children gather excitedly on the football field outside the nearby Child Friendly...


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