When a community gets access to quality education, it can change just about everything. It can improve health, grow local economies, and empower women.
This joint report from the World Council of Churches and Norwegian Church Aid underlines the needs of religious minorities in Syria and Iraq. With data from 4000 people, it provides a detailed insight into current protection needs of Christians and other religious minorities in these countries. View Report
Refugee Education in Crisis. This report from UNHCR set out the case for the crucial role education must play for refugees and the current lack of education provision for refugees around the world. View Report
Served undertook this research in collaboration with Open Doors, Middle East Concern, and the University of East London. The research aimed to understand the impact of the presence of Christians in Syria and Iraq in the past, present and future. This report is a call to action on behalf of the Christian communities in Syria […]
Jardim Gramacho is a community of roughly 20,000 living through the loss of the biggest industry in the area: Latin America’s largest landfill, which closed in 2012. In order to understand the impact of this loss as well as assess the particular position of children and education in the community, a household survey of 176 […]
This joint report from the World Council of Churches and Norwegian Church Aid underlines the needs of religious minorities in Syria and Iraq. With data from 4000 people, it provides a detailed insight into current protection needs of Christians and other religious minorities in these countries.
After conducting a series of in-depth interviews and this data analyzed thematically, this brief paper captures the reasons why their volunteer approach has been effective and reveals best practices and lessons learned through their experience. Volunteer Lessons Learned – Casa Semente
Useful tool our team developed and utilizes to conduct community study prior to any project design. Community Study Guide
Fascinating report, conducted with our partner SAT7, highlighting the needs and opportunities in providing education through media in an area where instability and number of languages spoken add to the challenge. Educational Needs and Opportunities – read it here
This paper outlines some of the prominent, influential and charitable roles which Christians have played, and continue to play, in Syrian and Iraqi societies; including in education, culture and arts, social affairs, politics, economics, humanitarian assistance and religious activities. Church Syria and Iraq – Read it here
This report summarises the findings of a rigorous review on the role and impact of philanthropic and religious schools in developing countries.
United Nations UNHCR Report