Invalid passport for my father’s burial

    It was 2:30 am when the phone in my home in Damscus-Syria rang, more than seven years ago.I woke up and raised the phone,my brother's voice came from the other side in Lebanon,tired and full of sadness:"My Dad has died".He said.     My husband and my sons woke up and knew what happened.I was seilent and [...]

Dropping out from school: why and how to prevent it.

In the last few years, the palestinian refugees educational’s level in Lebanon reached the lowest points. The percentage of children and teenagers who are dropped out from schools is increasing. As a result, the palestinian refugees are suffering from two main problems: lowerness of educational levels and droppness out from schools. What can these two problems lead[…]

Burj al Shemali girls wants to play football!

Playing football is an amazing exercice, especially for us, Palestinian teenagers. Being part of a team teach you how to play and cooperate with a group: you won’t never survive alone, by yourself. Playing against such a well-trained Lebanese team was an amazing experience. Imagine: it was a Palestinian-lebanese challenge in which we overcame all our differences[…]

Personal experience as UNRWA’s support teacher

Hi, I am Sara. I am an UNRWA’s teacher since 2014 and after one year I became a learning support teacher. I usually enter to certain elementary class (grade 1 or 2) to help students with special needs especially those who have difficulties in reading and writing skills. I follow 8 to 10 students among 40 students[…]

Let us study!

Education is too important for all people. All children must be educated because it is one of the human’s basic rights. For us, as Palestinian refugees, it is considered like a sword to face all the problems. In these days, get education is very difficult because it needs a lot of money and a convenient places. Unfortunately[…]

Palestinian refugees’ work situation in Lebanon

450000 palestinian refugees are registered with UNRWA in Lebanon and many are living in the country’s 12 official refugee camps. Palestine refugees represent an estimated ten percent of the population in Lebanon but they do not enjoy several important rights. For example, they can not work in as many as 36 professions. Because of the principle of[…]