Progress for Patrick

Progress for Patrick November 15, 2022 Emily Klooster Jordan Patrick is seven years old. Born with a condition that left him non-verbal and aggressive, his family left Iraq six months ago to find better medical services for him in Jordan. Promoting peace Providing opportunity Countering extremism Finding a fit at Good Shepherd Center Then Dawlat Hijazeen, […]

Student numbers grow in Jordan as families flee Iraq

Student numbers grow in Jordan as families flee Iraq November 8, 2022 Emily Klooster Jordan The need for a school bus is urgent as new children arrive from a distant neighborhood. Promoting peace Providing opportunity Countering extremism Jordan is a popular destination, for both tourists and refugees You’ve likely heard of Petra, an ancient city […]

Ready, Set, Go! Schools Prepare Children for Resettlement.

Ready, Set, Go! Schools Prepare Children for Resettlement. February 3, 2022 Anne Hamming Jordan Our goal at Tent Schools International is to get displaced children enrolled in loving schools. We want them to be ready when they return home in peace, or move to a new homeland. Our work honors and nurtures the God-given talent […]

Host Nations Struggle to Make Space for Refugees

Host Nations Struggle to Make Space for Refugees November 3, 2021 Anne Hamming Jordan, Lebanon With human migration, often the nations with the least to spare become hosts to the most refugees. Two prime examples of the pattern are Jordan and Lebanon. Both nations have fewer than 10 million citizens and neither nation is rich […]

Teachers, Parents Push through a Difficult Spring

Teachers, Parents Push through a Difficult Spring April 16, 2021 Anne Hamming Jordan In Jordan, this spring has been a repeat of last spring — but more devastating. Promoting peace Providing opportunity Countering extremism Another Lockdown Scenario A year ago, Jordan was a bright spot in coronavirus prevention measures. The nation shut down early and […]