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The harmful stereotypes that fuel tensions between religious groups are usually rooted in ignorance, and the desperation of poverty often acts as a catalyst for outbreaks of violence. Therefore, URI Cooperation Circles work to educate people in order to create safer, more peaceful communities. 

Examples of this work include:

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February 27, 2017 11:52 AM

The Weekly Shot: Giving Syrian Refugee Children Their First School

URI MENA Office brought a portable classroom to a Syrian refugee camp, where many of the children had never been to school before.

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February 22, 2017 1:52 PM

Giving Refugee Children Their First School

All the children we met at the refugee camp had never been in school, since the older ones (4-11 years old) fled with their families about five years ago from the violence in Syria. The younger ones were born in this refugee camp.

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