Azraq camp is home for around 44,000 Syrian refugees. Approximately 60% of the camp’s population is under the age of 18. For these children, the camp will be where they complete the majority of their schooling.
With disruptions from war and the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s Muteeb’s job to help get students’ educations back on track.
“After losing many precious things in our homeland, education is compensation for this loss and the key towards a better future.”
Schooling in the camp can be inconsistent and difficult to access. That’s why Relief International has created three education centers that provide high quality educational support aimed at reinforcing the formal education students receive.
Staff like Muteeb provide educational courses in reading, language, science, writing and math to thousands of Syrian adolescents and young adults.
These classes mirror the subjects taught in Jordanian schools, aiming to improve academic performance for Syrian students who are following a different curriculum than they used in Syria.
Given the daily obstacles of living in the camps, RI’s education programs are vital to the success of many students. Several of the centers’ students have gone on to university, not only in Jordan but also abroad.
“My happiness emanates from my students’ happiness, and from seeing them achieving their ambitions and dreams,” says Muteeb.
Relief International in Jordan
RI has worked in Jordan since 2004. Currently, our programs focus on education; providing courses in reading, language, science, writing and math to thousands of Syrian adolescents and young adults.