The “Access to Quality Inclusive Primary and Secondary Education for IDPs and Refugees in Conflict Affected Areas of Iraq” project is funded by European Union with technical support by UNESCO. The project implementing partners in the Kurdistan Region are WADI Association and Jinda working with Syrian refugees and World Vision and Voice of Older People with IDPs. Support to IDPs and returnees are provided by Public Aid Organization in Al Anbar, People in Need and Al Mortaqa in Ninewah.
The overall objective of the project is to increase access to inclusive quality primary and secondary education for IDPs, returnees, remainees and refugees in crisis-affected areas in six governorates of Iraq. The project main focus is strengthening government and non-governmental capacity to implement education in emergencies and support education access for 100,000 Iraqi children that have been affected by conflict. Project activities include but not limited to enrolling out of school students, training teachers and parent teacher organizations, providing learning materials, renovating schools and provide catch-up classes and psychosocial support to the children based on the needs on the ground.
By the end of the project it is expected that 100,000 beneficiaries will have access to education and 50% of beneficiaries will receive support in promotion to the next level of education.