Millions of people forced to migrate from their homes face socio-economic difficulties. In this process, the most long-term problem they face is their integration into their new community. Since 2014, our team has been working for the social integration of refugee children living in Istanbul.
Only 38% of school-age refugee children are able to attend school. Education, put second mostly due to financial constraints, makes a lost generation inevitable. Our team aims to help children who cannot go to school and to support those who do.
Any help given from the heart is invaluable to the children. In this direction, our team carries out organizations for the moral and material needs of our little heroes and their families.
86% of the world's refugees seek asylum in underdeveloped and developing countries. In countries where vital needs of refugee families are barely met, families are not able to prioritize education. In the current situation, due to insufficient resources, lack of adequate teachers and curriculum, refugee children are 5 times less likely to continue their education when compared to non-refugee children. In addition, refugee children who work contribute a significant portion to the household income, which increasingly leads these kids to miss out from a real childhood and proper education. The thousands of children living in Turkey for more than five years now constitute a lost generation.
There are 22.5 million refugees in the world. 13% live in Turkey.
52% of refugees in Turkey are children.
62% of refugee children can not go to school due to various reasons.
There is no clear data on working children, but according to UNICEF estimates, 1 in every 10 children is in the workforce.
Hiraeth is a Welsh word. Not existing in any other language, it expresses the yearning for one’s homeland when returning back is no longer possible.
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CURRENT SITUATION 86% of the world’s refugees seek refuge in under-developed and developing countries. In these countries where vital needs of refugee families are barely met, they are not able to prioritize education. In the current situation, due to insufficient resources, lack of adequate teachers and curriculum refugee children are 5 times less likely to Read more about Educational Support for Syrian Children[…]
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