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The Quite Difficult Book Quiz 2020
Test your literary knowledge and raise money for Firefly International with our ‘Quite Difficult Book Quiz 2020′. If you’re currently enjoying family and friends’ quizzes on Zoom, this is a great source for some more book questions! All our efforts are to raise money for Firefly, so the suggested donation is £5 but we appreciate any amount you can donate.
Covid-19 Update from Firefly’s partners
Our teams in Bosnia, Turkey, Syria and Gaza continue to work in these very difficult circumstances. Reports are coming through of cases of Covid-19 in Gaza and the Northern Syria camps, where, if it takes hold it will be devastating. But our projects are small and adaptable and we are working to keep children safe and engaged in educational activity. Please see latest news for more information.
Firefly’s £2 Emergency COVID-19 Appeal
Every penny counts for Firefly at the moment and we really need your help. If everyone we know donates just £2 this would make a huge difference and will enable us to continue to support children affected by war in these very challenging times.
2020’s Ellie Maxwell Award is now live!
Online education is exceptionally exciting, enabling us to increase our reach as well as explore new ways of educating, accommodating different ages and educational needs in a rapidly evolving landscape …
In the Syrian camps we have been running workshops about hygiene – the importance of hand washing and awareness of Coronavirus alongside our daily curriculum. Syrian children have endured so …
The Award The Ellie Maxwell Award was first given in 2019 to Mxogyny and Colours of Edinburgh as part of the 20th anniversary celebrations of Ellie Maxwell founding Firefly International. It is …