MOUNA AND ESRAA

CITY OF ORIGIN: al-houla, homs

LENGTH OF DISPLACEMENT: 1.5 YEARS

STATUS: CHILD LABOR + EXTREME POVERTY

OUR FAMILY: MOUNA (11), ESRAA (7)

OUR STORY (SEPTEMBER 2015):  We have been displaced for 18 months. We have not attended school for that entire time. We do odd-jobs in order to help support our family. Our father, an older man, has been unable to find work while our mother has to stay at home to take care of our baby sibling. When the Karam Team visited our family, we were able to quit our jobs so we can go to school. We are so happy to be part of Karam's Learn Not Earn program. 

UPDATE - MARCH 2016: "We both really love math because it is fun to solve the problems. We are both very good at it. We love going to school. We are always excited to see our teachers and our friends. Our teachers are so kind and very patient with us. They make school fun for us. Thank you for your support!" - Mouna

UPDATE - JUNE 2016: "Esraa and I love school because that’s where learn. I’ve learned how to read and write and Esraa has learned to love school. I’m much more positive and happy than I was before. This summer, I want to do arts and crafts at school!" - Mouna

UPDATE - SEPTEMBER 2016:  "Esraa and I took summer classes and reviewed our lessons, this summer. It was not the most exciting but we were happy because it gave us a chance to improve ourselves. We are looking forward to school because we missed our teachers and our friends. We are both hoping to learn some computer courses this year." - Mouna

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