Redefining the meaning of school for Syrian refugees

Since the Syrian civil war started nearly four years ago, almost 3 million Syrian children have been forced out of school. Sometimes we forget about the efforts that local NGOs and international humanitarian groups are doing. As one of BOB’s Certified Charity, we are amazed with the efforts that Kayany Foundation works towards providing Syrian refugee children to succeed in life.

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Happy New Year from BOB!

Greetings BOBsters! From all of us at BOB Foundation Ltd., we would like to wish you a Happy New Year for 2015! Since beginning as a simple idea to helping the children of Syria in July of 2014, we have since grown into a Not-for-Profit Organisation. We could not have done it without you!

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A war against children

For those of you who don’t know, Eglantyne is one of the original game-changers. In 1919 at age 35, she began handing out leaflets of an image with two children pictured on the front with the headline above it saying “Our Blockade has caused this – millions of children starving to death”. It was in response to the British post-war blockade of Germany and eastern Europe.

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What on earth is #BooksOverBombs ?

It refers to choosing education over violence and drives home the BOB Foundation Ltd’s message of teaching peace. To choose #BooksOverBombs is to choose peace over war. It goes much further than this as it also represents the need to create an awareness.

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