Transform through education

Transform through education

Framing the Issue The H&M Foundation and Kiron’s targeted project, “Building a Learning Environment for Study Success (BLESS)”, is responsible for creating an innovative and supportive learning environment for refugees to achieve study success. One of the key...
Transform through Education

Transform through Education

Framing the Issue As part of the H&M Foundation’s continued commitment to education, it partnered with Kiron Open Higher Education, a nonprofit organization that uses digital innovation to provide refugees with access to quality higher education. One of the main...
Rima

Rima

Rima’s Story   I like to listen to what my heart says and do what I want. My name is Rima, I am a Kurdish 21-year-old girl from Aleppo, Syria. First, my family lived in the Kurdish regions in Syria in the North, but there were always problems with Arabs and...
Ehab

Ehab

Ehab’s Story   I left Syria because I did not want to kill anyone! I did not want to go to army so I had to leave my home. You receive a letter from the government telling you that they want you for the army. You do not have a choice. The government will come to...
Zaher

Zaher

Zaher’s Story “I may be a radiographer technician by day and a father of three by night (or vice versa), but in every breath I take and in every book I read and knowledge I spread, I am a political scientist! I fell in love with political science at the...
Tooba

Tooba

Tooba’s Story Tooba is more than just a Muslim name, it is the Arabic symbol for the tree from heaven. And like that beautiful tree in heaven, I know my name, my being, is meant for great things. I may not have grown up in heaven, but I grew up in a beautiful...