Activities to mark World Refugee Day in Egypt. Shahd*, a 12 year old Syrian girl, who attended the coexistence workshop run by Save the Children in 6th of October, along with her older sister. The workshop activities are designed to help children think about key concepts related to community integration, through interactive sessions which encourage Syrian and Egyptian children to cooperate and be creative together.
Activities to mark World Refugee Day in Egypt. Syrian and Egyptian children celebrate the end of day two of a five day workshop on coexistence, held in Save the Children’s Child Friendly Space (CFS) in 6th of October City, Greater Cairo. 30 Syrians and 30 Egyptians took part in the activities, which aim to establish an intercultural dialogue between the different nationalities.
Activities held in Egypt to mark World Refugee Day: Sayed, a 10 year-old Egyptian boy, shows off his new ‘passport’, created during the travel-focused “Safarni” session at the coexistence workshop held by Save the Children in our Child Friendly Space (CFS) located in 6th of October City. Sayed comes to the CFS twice a week with his sister Jana, and both attended the five-day workshop on coexistence that took place in the second week of June.
Activities to mark World Refugee Day in Egypt. From right to left – Syrian refugees Ahmed*, 14 years old, and Mohamed*, 12 years old, with Sayed, a 10 year old Egyptian, and Nesma, one of Save the Children’s Child Protection Officers. The coexistence workshops have proved to be very successful amongst the children and are hoped to be replicated within new Save the Children projects in future.