Schools that Heal

“As they go through the Valley of Baca, they make it a place of springs; the early rain also covers it with pools. They go from strength to strength; each one appears before God in Zion.” (Psalm 84: 6-7) The Valley of Baca in biblical times meant “sorrow” or “tears” as pilgrims made their way […]

Schools by Satellite

Resource-sharing helps T.V. educators develop a trauma-informed perspective Sat-7 is a Christian satellite television network broadcasting in Arabic, Persian and Turkish across 25 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The organization is distributing copies of Tent Schools International’s “Beyond PTSD” guide for educators to their staff in Lebanon as they put together broadcasts […]

A Teacher’s Perspective

Nivine Choaib is a tent-school teacher in Lebanon who digs through the layers of post-trauma in children every day. She says, “It takes time to help [them] adapt.” Lebanon is a small country on the western border of Syria that, despite its humble size, has accepted over one million refugees. Most of them are living […]

Linking Education and Spiritual Mentorship

In 2018, Tent Schools International (TSI) continues to support a tent school in Lebanon serving Syrian refugee children, with goal of bringing peace and opportunity to their lives while showing God’s love for them. George M.*, a Lebanese national and director of TSI’s partner organization there, reports that the school’s enrollment has increased from 75 […]

Your Impact in Lebanon

A report from our partner in Bekaa Valley With the help of donors like you, TSI continues to fund a tent school in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon in 2018, an area with the highest concentration of Syrian refugees in the nation. George M.*, who is Lebanese and director of our partner organization there, sent a report […]

Meet a Tent-School Teacher

Q & A with Nivine Choaib / Bekaa Valley, Lebanon Nivine Choaib is a teacher in a refugee camp in Lebanon. Born into a Catholic Palestinian family, she grew up in Bethlehem with her parents and nine siblings. After high school, Nivine attended Bible College in Bethlehem majoring in theology, and is now studying to […]

Gratitude from Lebanon

BEKAA VALLEY, LEBANON – A tent school in a Syrian refugee camp in Bekaa Valley is educating children because of your support. Seventy-five children in Lebanon, refugees of the civil war in neighboring Syria, will be able to attend school because of the support of donors to Tent Schools International (TSI) in 2016. The goal […]

Video Release from Lebanon

BEKAA VALLEY, LEBANON – Refugee children, parents and tent-school teachers share what education means to them – a presentation of Tent Schools International, 2016. Inspired? Spread the mission by sharing this video on Facebook:

“Whosoever” Includes Refugees

December 2016 – Tonight, a Syrian mother sits inside her tent in a foreign land called Lebanon. She is blessed to be alive for her children, who surround her. Want to meet her? You can when you watch our new video release from Lebanon. Avoiding direct eye contact with the camera, she recalls the bombs, […]

Rihab’s Story

Rihab is 11 years old. She is from Bayadah, Homos and came to Lebanon five years ago fleeing the war in Syria. She has five brothers and sisters and this year she is attending our tent school program. In the last five years she was in Lebanon she went for one year to a school […]