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Q: Can you give me some information about the origins of this school? A: The school was founded in September 2016 and the founder is Mrs. Cecilia and her husband. The school used to be in  South Sudan, and due to the war in 2016, they were forced to move to Cairo. So in December 2016, they came...
Q: How do you feel about wearing uniforms at school? Many schools do so but this is not done at the CAWU Learning Center  Leila: This is an old discussion. For me, when I was a child I used to wear a uniform at school. For me, it is better because before coming to school I was never having to think...
Khadija was born in 1998 in Burundi but has been living in Egypt since she was 2 years old. She attended Africa Hope learning center for more than 10 years and defines her experience there as being really bad. She could just identify two things that she liked. First of all, when she began there...
Senae, was born in 2007 in Ethiopia in Addis Ababa, he is a single child and a vegetarian since he is 10 years old. He is Coptic Orthodox and lives in Maadi with his mum and dad. The Principal of the CAWU Learning center, Peter Mathias, told me that he is extremely smart, and I could confirm it...
Victoria (18) is from Congo but was born in Egypt. She has three older brothers, one younger sister, and a three-year-old brother. She is currently living alone with her mother and four siblings as her father passed away in 2020 when he returned to Congo to visit her family and tried to find work...
Fiona Cameron has worked with refugees in the UK and Egypt for over fifteen years. Before returning to the UK in 2012 she was working as Educational Director at St Andrew’s Refugee Services (StARS) in Cairo and has remained involved with the organization since then as Chair of the Advisory Board....
Fiona Cameron has worked with refugees in the UK and Egypt for over fifteen years. Before returning to the UK in 2012 she was working as Educational Director at St Andrew’s Refugee Services (StARS) in Cairo and has remained involved with the organization since then as Chair of the Advisory Board....
The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) started a Learning Center because it discovered that many African children in Cairo have big learning gaps. They had, thus far, no place to go to. For Egyptians, there is compulsory education. Syrian refugees are able to make use of the Egyptian school...
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