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Education

The Challenges In Educating Refugees

Education is the only treasure that can’t be taken away from you. It is a powerful tool that can shape nations and society and bring about progress. The only catch is that education can be quite expensive. Not everyone can afford to pay for high tuition fees when they can barely afford to put food on the table and a roof over their heads. Public schools also don’t always have the funding it needs to support additional students, especially foreign ones. Meanwhile, the elite and the wealthy can afford to study abroad and indulge all of life’s luxuries and study as many courses as they like.

It’s doubly harder to get an education if you are a refugee. First off, you are a person without a home or a nation. You are either driven out of your homeland because of wars and conflicts or even famine and natural disasters. Refugees have to stay in temporary shelters until a country welcomes them or a relocation housing is provided. But that does not mean that young kids should stop from learning. These children are already deprived of a lot of things that not finding a way …