If you had to leave your house in a hurry what would you take with you? For two young girls from Homs, the answer was easy. It wasn’t clothes or toys, but rather their UNICEF school bags filled with textbooks, pencils and exercise books! The two sisters had been attending school in their village, where they received support from UNICEF. When their family decided to flee the fighting and re-locate to Jordan they didn’t want to leave without their supplies. The girls, their...
We are now receiving the videos produced by the young filmmakers from the OneMinutesJr. Workshop in Za'atari. This week's OMJ is produced by Hamza, a 16 year old in the Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan. Check out this young man's unique reflection on his journey to Za'atari.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pickBMGBLtI&feature=youtu.be In Thursday's OneMinutesJr: 19-year-old Rosh who may have left Kurdistan for Jordan, but that doesn’t mean he will forget who he is.
At the end of the day, 8,620 children were vaccinated, bringing the total to 18,821 for the three-day campaign. Parents were happy, and children ran around, showing off proudly their marked little fingers.