Focusing on education for refugees

When a person is forced to flee his or her country and moves to a refugee camp, the average stay is 17 years. This means many people spend years in a camp without proper education or vocational training that will be necessary for life outside the camp. JRS combats this by providing pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary and adult education to people living in camps.


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JRS in Dzaleka Refugee Camp: preschool to secondary education
In Dzaleka Refugee Camp, JRS is ensuring that refugee and Malawian children from preschool to secondary school age get education and have a safe place to learn.
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JRS in Dzaleka Refugee Camp: adult education
In Dzaleka Refugee Camp, JRS is expanding its adult education and vocational programs and training. In addition, JRS is aiming to increase skills and literacy levels in adults in the camps.
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Thailand: Making education for all a reality

“I will never go back to Kawthaung. There is no one to protect me and the soldiers treat us badly.” Kawthaung is the hometown of 12-year-old Nipa, a Burmese girl who has lived in Thailand, just across the border, ever since she can remember. Nipa’s parents are among thousands of migrants who eke out a living in Ranong, a town in southern Thailand, which is a notorious gateway for irregular migration.

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