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June 2, 2017

The International need for Educational Aid has probably never been greater. With 65 million children unable to access education and with less than 2 % of humanitarian aid currently used to support education there is just not enough Aid available to meet all the interna...

May 26, 2017

Over the last fortnight we have been continuing with field visits in Kurdistan. This has involved a providing ongoing support to some of the teachers we have met there, but the main focus is upon preparing the ground for a fuller deployment of volunteer teachers for th...

May 5, 2017

What does an Emergency Education Centre look like?

Amongst the organisations which have got in touch with us recently have been some architects who wanted to talk about designs for Emergency Education centres. We have always taken the line that as teachers we prefer to...

April 14, 2017

We are being approached by quite a few commercial companies who want to offer us online learning for use in emergency education settings. 

In principle this sounds like a good idea. It is potentially a very cost effective way of getting teachers to children, and it allo...

April 7, 2017

Last month we did an Educational Deployment Feasibility Visit to Kurdistan, in order to look at the situation on the ground. Before even considering the positioning of a team of teachers to a place like Kurdistan, it is absolutely essential to look at the feasibility o...

March 24, 2017

On July 4, 2017, I will begin a 220 mile Pilgrimage to Ellis Island to raise $20,000 to fund the MIRA Coalition and Edlumino.

I feel passionately about supporting these organizations, because we stand at a crux in our history. Daily we are bombarded with news...

March 17, 2017

We are often asked questions about how big a particular camp is, or how many people are in a camp. In reality this is not always a straight forward question to answer. The numbers fluctuate considerably from week to week and the headline figures are not always up to da...

March 13, 2017

Iraq (and in its autonomous region of Kurdistan) is currently dealing with an enormous educational crisis of 4.7m internally displaced children (UNICEF Child Refugee Crisis: Iraq) as well as at least 64,000 refugee children from Syria (UNICEF-Iraq, now they will learn...

March 3, 2017

Why does La Liniere need so much aid? 

One of the things which has always puzzled us at Dunkirk is why there was such an open ended need for donations and Aid. When the camp opened, it did so with a fanfare and an announcement that it was France’s first official refugee...

February 27, 2017

Over the last year we have had several requests to look at opening education projects for displaced and refugee education in the middle east. Last week we, therefore, visited Kurdistan (Iraq) to look at the situation on the ground and make an assessment of what would b...

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Why Kurdistan needs more Educational Aid.

June 2, 2017

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