Children participate in math class in a school in a settlement of Syrian refugees in Minyara, a village in the Akkar district of northern Lebanon. Lebanon hosts some 1.5 million refugees from Syria, yet allows no large camps to be established. So refugees have moved into poor neighbourhoods or established small informal settlements in border areas. International Orthodox Christian Charities, a member of the ACT Alliance, provides a variety of assistance to families in this settlement, including support for education.

Photo: Paul Jeffrey