In addition to the $ 2.25 million funding provided by Clooney's partnership with Google and Unicef, the other endowments will be provided by Hewlett Packard for another $ 1 million. They will provide education required for more than 3,000 children. More than a million Syrians and more than 500,000 children are registered as refugees in Lebanon. The UN states that there are about 200,000 children without education.
Beirut (AsiaNews / Agencies) - The foundation of George and Amal Clooney will fund the opening of seven public schools for Syrian refugee children. Yesterday, the Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a partnership with Google and Unicef to provide education to more than 3,000 refugee children in Lebanon.
Clooney and his wife, Amal Alamuddin, stated that the foundation's commitment will be over $ 2 million and will be aimed at educating Syrian refugees. To prevent thousands of young people becoming "a lost generation". "They are victims of their geographic destiny and circumstances, but that does not mean there is no hope anymore", the couple wrote in a statement delivered to the Associated Press."Our goal with this initiative is to help provide Syrian refugee children with an education and put them on a path to be the future leaders their generation desperately needs."
In addition to the $ 2.25 million funding provided by the Clooney partnership, equipment will be provided by Hewlett Packard for another $ 1 million.
More than a million Syrians and more than 500,000 children are registered as refugees in Lebanon after the escape from their country in which the civil war raged since 2011, bringing 330,000 lives to life. The UN states that there are about 200,000 children who are totally devoid of education.
Amal Clooney, born in Lebanon before her family moved to Britain, is an important human rights lawyer. She married American actor and director George Clooney in 2014. The couple had two twin children in June.