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Ahmed Bayram, Communications and Media Officer, Lebanon
“WHEN THE BUSES COME"

Co-written by Ahmed Bayram & Aliaa Awada...

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The future is ours to win

The Kayany Foundation School inspires girls to work hard and dream big....

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I want to fly

Nour lives by himself with no family around, but this hasn’t stopped him from chasing his dream....

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"This is all I wanted"

Six years of wait come to an end as Fatima enters a classroom for the very first time....

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Don't stop at the boutique yet

With twin boys to look after and a third child arriving next spring, Rawan's hopes of completing her education have become a thing of the past....

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Litte things made the difference

Maali serves as a link between Syrian students, teachers and parents in order to help make the most of education in an ideal environment. ...

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“Out of the darkness’’ 

Nabil survived war, landmines and dangerous ideas to restore a stolen childhood. ...

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“The doors never close’’

Rayan’s school was a stone’s throw away from his house, but a seat was far from guaranteed.  ...

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“Even now, I still have big ambitions’’ 

At 51, Salwa* joins her 12-year-old daughter to learn the alphabet – the first time she does so since leaving school 45 years ago. Salwa had just completed the first month at school when she...

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'Education is the colour that brings us together'

In a country blighted with decades of conflict and poverty, education resurfaces as a tool of peacebuilding between and within Lebanese and refugee communities.

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'I dared to change'

Sultan* went to Save the Children for help, and he was not to be let down....

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“I imagine what my feelings look like’’ 

Painting for Rasha* is a colourful reflection of inner thoughts and feelings, in happy times and sad....

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