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Based on the assessment done through the community leaders, the needed items comprise food packs, hygiene kits, and personal protective equipment (PPE). JRS has taken all these concerns into consideration and plans to provide them the basic materials for their protection in order to prevent them from becoming more vulnerable to pandemic and further into poverty.
In the spirit of teacher’s day, I would like to express my gratitude to JRS-Urban Education Project for offering me such a good opportunity to work as a teacher, and to all my students for their kind and sincere feelings towards me and the truly amazing times they have brought to me.
“On this World Teachers’ Day, I’d like to virtually meet teachers around the world to show them that we are here in a different world. We want them to hear us, recognize our work, and our students, to boost our motivation that we are not left out here.” A headteacher told us after being asked what he would like to say on World Teachers’ Day this year.
When the COVID-19 lockdown has kept students out of the classroom, many schools adopted online learning to ensure the continuity of education during school closures. But at a time when digitally-based distance learning is used in the vast majority of countries, have you ever wondered how learning would be without computer or internet access?
Starting the height of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and Working From Home Period, the communication, collaboration and referrals with partners organizations and UPR became closer and tighten.
That is why we consider JRS to be like water for the KnED tree that allows us to grow and develop, fulfilling our mission up to now. All the members of our family tree, students, teachers, parents are very important for education in our Karenni refugee Camp 2. A tree cannot live without water, for without water a tree cannot grow.
My name is Saw Re Htoo Htoo. I am 23 years old. I come from one remote village called “BuKho” which had experienced many displacements in the past decades due to the civil war. I went to Ban Mai Nai Soi refugee camp in Mae Hong Son, Thailand in 2010 to find more opportunities for education because we don’t have high school in our village.
To promote peace among returned IDPs and IDPs of barangays of origin Guimba and Datu Saber in Marawi City, JRS Philippines see the important role of youth empowerment in order to promote resilience and reconciliation in Marawi city.
Villagers suffered from malnutrition due to lack of enough food. They ate only one meal a day or one meal per two-day. The lockdown caused income and food shortage in communities as their source of income from forest yields and rubber tapping was reduce.