The Amplify Program is going to announce the Refugee Education Challenge, in partnership with the DFID, UNICEF, UNHCR and IDEO.org.
Program is looking for people and organizations all over the world to make solutions over education that help to solve the problem towards acquiring new skills and access in education.
About situation: More than 50 million people around the globe have been displaced to leave their homes/country, resulting out of their schools, livelihood and relatives. Consequence brings them in new place but they must have to start again with new initiative. It is better to return them in their own country with required set up. On the other hand, it may be in new area/region with full potentiality. Although it always in uncertain about the future, but one thing is to be ensure: refugees need skills and information which help them to adopt in new circumstances and accumulate into communities.
Each and every refugees faced unique experience, but amplify program wants to capture a general design to solve their problem. It is aim by the program that challenge will make design of solutions that appropriately will improve educational opportunities for refugees.
Like all human-centered design projects, program begins with Research and believes that communities around the world face similar challenges. , Program is starting this challenge by requesting you to share all of the good work that is being done to improve education and learning opportunities.
Deadline and grant:
Program will start on April 21, 2015.
Program will award up to $500,000