MOHAMMED, NOUR, RABIA
CITY OF ORIGIN: HOMS
LENGTH OF DISPLACEMENT: 3 YEARS
STATUS: EXTREME POVERTY, CHILD LABOR
OUR FAMILY: MOHAMMED (17), NOUR (12), RABIA (11)
We left our home in Syria to escape the war and heavy bombardment of our city. Our older brother, Mohammed, has been out of school for 2 years. He fixes cars for a living and uses his salary to support our family. Our mother has a job as a cook, and our father works odd jobs to make ends meet. Since Karam visited our home last month, Mohammed is very excited to stop working and go back to school. He will begin 10th grade.
UPDATE - SEPTEMBER 2016: "This summer, we went to Kilis to visit our family and that was so fun! We missed them a lot but not as much as we missed our classmates and friends. That’s why we’re so excited to go back to school. We are going to make sure we work extra hard so that we can be first in our class. We are all going to improve our Turkish and Math skills this year. Mohamad is a little sad to say goodbye to summer, but that’s because he will miss having time to visit our family. My sister and I love school."
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