School Offers Syrian Girls in Jordan the Chance to Flourish

Originally published by The United Nations Refugee Agency and reprinted with permission.

"[On Fridays] we wake up and do nothing. We just stay at home. School is way better than home," she explains.

This attitude may not be typical of most kids her age, but after she an her father fled Syria's conflict in 2013 and spent the first few years as refugees in Jordan scrapping by on their dwindling savings, for a time it seemed that Izdihar may not get the chance to go to school at all. Read More.