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$100 Million for Lebanon’s Schools

March 25, 2016

All children deserve a quality education. The government of Lebanon is working to bring all Syrian refugee children and Lebanese children into classrooms by the end of the 2016-2017 school year. In Beirut today, President Jim Yong Kim announced a new $100 million initiative that will support the government’s ambitious target. Lebanon is President Kim’s first stop on a five-day joint trip through the Middle East and North Africa with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.