2020 Big Give Christmas Challenge – every donation to Firefly is doubled by the Big Give

We are incredibly proud to announce that Firefly has been selected for the second year running to be part of the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s largest match funding campaign. Between 1st – 8th December 2020 every donation made to Firefly on their platform will be doubled by them and given to us Please give whatever you...

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Firefly for Syrian’s new term starts

Currently all our classes are online as Turkish schools haven’t opened. Our staff are coming into the centre in Antakya and preparing top quality resource packs for our students to support their online learning at home. Staff have developed the Firefly for Syrian’s you tube learning channel with over two...

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August Update from Firefly for Syrians

Update from Antakya August 2020 Maria Chambers, project coordinator. Online learning continues in Turkey and Syria. This week we celebrated with end of course parties – small groups of socially distanced children came into the centre seeing each other for the first time since March. There was a great atmosphere...

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Firefly’s Annual Gala 2020

  Firefly’s annual gala has moved online and will be on the 17th November at 7pm via zoom. With films, updates from our partners, readings from actors who support us and beautiful music and singing as well as a themed Syrian supper to prepare at home. There will also be...

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Movement for Good Award

Many thanks to all those who helped us to win this £1000 award by nominating us. We won! It will go direct to our partners in Bosnia, Turkey and Syria working with communities already devastated by war and now coping with Covid19. If you could help a little more please...

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Covid 19 and online learning Firefly for Syrians

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 of education.  Firefly for Syrians has managed quickly to mobilise our programme to ensure that we are still delivering the...

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