Dispatches

Dispatches from the Field

Reclaiming Childhood in Northeast Syria

Play, art, and new friends help children adjust to life in displacement camps. Since coming to a displacement camp in Northeast Syria two years ago, 5-year-old Amenah had been warned about the dangers of wandering too far from the tent she shared with her mother and grandmother.
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Opportunity Starts at Home

Jordanian women and Syrian refugees living in Jordan are pursuing entrepreneurship and establishing home-based businesses to support their households. When Abeer, a 36-year-old Jordanian woman, was widowed at a young age, she suddenly had four children depending entirely on her. With a passion for pickling, she saw an opportunity to take control of her family’s financial future.
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