Stories of IREX

Elevating Youth Voices on the Syrian Conflict

As a director, producer, and musician, Marco Ayoubi usually stays behind the scenes. Originally from Damascus, the young Syrian was forced to leave his country to escape the ongoing conflict and make a new life in Istanbul.

Connecting Refugees in Jordan with Quality Education

More than a third of all Syrian refugee children in Jordan remain out of school, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), and many others struggle to complete their education because of psychological trauma, financial pressures to work,

Promoting Safety and Property Rights for Women in Sierra Leone

“Over the years, women have been economically dependent, they have been discriminated against, and a lot of issues are stacked against women because we don’t see a lot of women advocating for women,” says Martin George, a Community Solutions Prog

Expanding Technology Access to Vulnerable Populations in Kazakhstan

For the past five years, IREX’s Tech Age Society (TAS) program had been known for its work in bringing technology trainings and technical support services to individuals in Kazakhst

Roma and Non-Roma Youth Build Tolerance

Tova Pertman, Senior Program Officer in IREX’s Education Programs Division, recently returned from the Community Schools Academy in Vadu lui Voda, Moldova, of the

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