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Elderly Canadian Provides Education for Syrian Refugee Children

Six years of civil war in Syria have devastated millions of lives, including those of children. Moved by their plight, 79-year-old Canadian Martine Stilwell went to Jordan to work with refugee children.

Among the challenges faced by the millions of children affected by the conflict is a lack of education.

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Retired psychiatrist Martine Stilwell decided to try and change that by setting up a school for refugee children in Jordan using her own savings.

She calls the Azraq Education Center she helped found a ‘keep-up, catch-up’.

“We keep up and we catch up the children as much as we can,” Stilwell explains.

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