5,600 Syrian students to benefit from Qatar Charity’s school caravans
As the new academic year is about to kick off, Qatar Charity (QC) has provided 100 fully equipped school caravans to create a comfortable and attractive learning environment for displaced children in the Syrian cities of Azaz and Al-Bab in Aleppo.This move comes to contribute to providing education to displaced children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Since each of these school caravans have a capacity for 28 children, and they are expected to benefit nearly 5,600 students in two sessions on an academic day. Each of the caravans include a whiteboard, 14 double tables, and 28 student chairs, plus a teacher’s table and chair. Also, the caravans have a safety device, a manual fire extinguisher, and a first aid kit. They were decorated with posters and drawings to attract children to learning.The caravans had been distributed to schools, and Qatar Charity had carried out the leveling and preparation work to install the school caravans in the locations agreed with the education directorates concerned.Qatar Charity has already completed the second phase of the “Printing and Distributing School Textbooks.” project in northern Syria. By printing and distributing nearly 4 million textbooks to children, Qatar Charity, has benefited 472,925 male and female students during the academic year 2019-2020.The project come within the framework of the “Improving the Level of Education for More Than One Million Children” project launched by Qatar Charity in 2017, aiming at improving the education infrastructure in northern Syria, and creating an appropriate environment to promote the return of children to schools.