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As part of her holistic child protection program, Blossom Hill Fellow Leyla Akca recognizes the importance of healthy development of children. Her child protection program designs and organizes information sessions and recreational days in which children are encouraged to engage in developmentally appropriate physical activities that enhance their learning and growth in social, emotional and […]

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Teachers from Blossom Hill Fellow Lexi Shereshewsky’s Early Childhood Center in Azraq, Jordan completed their Montessori training. They found Montessori’s holistic approach to the development of the “whole child” — cognitive, emotional, social, and physical — inspiring and innovative especially in the context of refugee children. The method is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning […]

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The deadline for Blossom Hill’s fourth Annual Fellowship program is fast approaching. All completed applications must be received by Sunday, March 31, 2019 for new fellows and Tuesday, April 16, 2019 for renewals. We look forward to receiving thoughtful and innovative applications that aim to ensure children affected by conflict in the Middle East thrive! […]

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Blossom Hill Fellow Ragheb Al Fakhouri took his basketball team — composed of refugees from the Middle East and local Jordanians — to the American School in Amman recently to watch an official match. They also enjoyed playing with the new students they met there. With each week, the team players are quickly honing up […]

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Blossom Hill Fellow Dimitra Raftopoulou’s second session of the beginner’s refugee orchestra is in full swing. The orchestra is more solidified with students having developed meaningful relationships among themselves and with their Greek peers. The sense of social inclusion comes through in their improved sound quality. The orchestra is composed largely of refugees from Syria, […]

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Former 2017 Blossom Hill Fellow Lucrezia Bisignani made the 2019 Forbes list of 30 under 30 socials entrepreneurs. After her success with Sema Africa, Lucrezia adapted the literacy app to help Syrian refugees displaced across the Middle East learn to read in their mother tongue. Over 3,000 children have already benefited from the app.

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Blossom Hill Fellows Ahmad Rostami and Furogh Mirdad took their students on a recent field trip to the American University of Afghanistan. The main objective of the trip was to expose students to the high quality academic environment at one of the prestigious universities in the country, as well as financial aid and scholarship opportunities […]

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