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When a community gets access to quality education, it can change just about everything. It can improve health, grow local economies, and empower women.

The protection needs of minorities from Syria and Iraq
Education in Emergencies
Feb 24, 2017

The protection needs of minorities from Syria and Iraq

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.

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Running a Volunteer-Led Project: Lessons learned from Brazil
Stories
May 11, 2016

Running a Volunteer-Led Project: Lessons learned from Brazil

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

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Community Study Guide
Tools
Mar 30, 2016

Community Study Guide

Useful tool our team developed and utilizes to conduct community study prior to any project design. Community Study Guide

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Education and Media:	Needs and Priorities in the Kurdish Region of Iraq
Reports
Mar 30, 2016

Education and Media: Needs and Priorities in the Kurdish Region of Iraq

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

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Relevance and Impact of the Church in Syria and Iraq
The role of Faith
Mar 30, 2016

Relevance and Impact of the Church in Syria and Iraq

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

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Role and Impact of Religious Institutions on Providing Education
The role of Faith
Mar 30, 2016

Role and Impact of Religious Institutions on Providing Education

This report summarises the findings of a rigorous review on the role and impact of philanthropic and religious schools in developing countries.

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UNHCR’s Education strategy
Education in Emergencies
Jan 29, 2016

UNHCR’s Education strategy

The Strategy outlines the objectives and main activities that will support UNHCR’s priority on access to quality education for refugees.

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Touching the Heart of a Refugee
The role of Faith
Jan 29, 2016

Touching the Heart of a Refugee

A few weeks ago, I was sharing with a friend at my church in London about my research with churches in Lebanon.

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UNICEF’s “No Lost Generation” Initiative
Education in Emergencies
Jan 29, 2016

UNICEF’s “No Lost Generation” Initiative

An entire generation of Syrian children and youth are living through conflict and displacement. They are on the verge of being a lost generation

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Served 2015 Report
Reports
Jan 29, 2016

Served 2015 Report

This report provides a description, achievements and lessons learned from Served’s projects initiated and implemented during 2015.

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  • “The hopes of a generation will be dashed if they cannot return to classrooms.

    United Nations UNHCR Report

  • “Local faith communities and faith leaders contribute to saving lives, defending rights and giving spiritual sustenance”

    UNICEF