Girls Education and Civil Documentation

    Project: Removing Barriers to Inclusive Primary School Education and Civil Documentation for Syrian Refugee Girls in Arsal, Lebanon

    Overview: A refugee-led initiative facilitated by Refugee Protection International with community partners Multi Aid Programs and Union of Relief & Development Associations

    Giving Partner(s): A Dining for Women Featured Grantee Project for August 2020, this project builds on an RPI-MAPS education collaboration originally supported by the American Securities Foundation (2016-2019) and an RPI-URDA collaboration on birth registration support.

    Summary: This project will work with up to 2,670 Syrian women and girls in Arsal, Lebanon in order to: deliver free, regulated non-formal primary education by female refugee teachers to 300 Syrian girls; mobilize 1,500 community members on the importance of educating girls and children with disabilities; train teachers on inclusive education for children with neurodiversity learning challenges and disabilities; counsel 1,000 women on the process of birth registration for children born in Lebanon to facilitate access to education and other public services; and accompany and pay for the birth registration of 155 vulnerable girls. This project will focus on the most vulnerable refugees, including single mothers and their daughters.

    Dining For Women

    Changing the World One Dinner at a Time

    Dining for Women is a non-profit giving circle dedicated to empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty

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