Last week one of our trustees, Charles Phillips, visited our Firefly for Syrians centre close to the Turkish-Syrian border. Check out his post below describing his experience. Please get in touch with us if you'd like to know more about our work with Syrian refugees and how you can get involved! I was lucky enough to
Update from North Syria Camps - Maria chambers Project Coordinator Firefly International The general situation There is no space in Khirbet Al Jouz camp, where Firefly for Syrians supports two schools. During the past month there have been families on the move trying to find safety as the bombings continue in North Syria. The
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Our Staff in Antakya are rolling out teacher training and mentoring for our teachers inside Syria. For the last eight and a half years there have been very few further professional development opportunities for teachers inside Syria. 70% of qualified teachers have fled the country. The team in Antakya has developed an applied science curriculum,
This Video features "Ali "who has spent many winters in basic tented accommodation since fleeing his home in 2016. It shows how he is benefitting from our applied science programme. He has a space to learn and develop his creativity. The situation in the camps in Northern Idlib is increasingly hard: there is limited winter
An intrepid Firefly supporter, Ian Reed, has completed the Hellespont swim in Istanbul to support Firefly's work for Syrian refugees and children affected by war. Thank you very much Ian!