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A typical Millie's Micro Library features 4 bookshelves with 400-600 books on locally relevant topics. As a matter of policy, roughly 10-15% of each installation includes books on Millie's core topics: human rights, women's health, healthy relationships, and regional history and culture.
Millie's literacy-focused reading programs serve 4-7 year olds in the communities where we have installed a micro library. They are designed to reinforce literacy, numeracy, and socio-emotional development skills learned in formal classroom settings. Each program is led by a qualified local refugee.
Za'atari Refugee Camp | Early 2020
In the wake of the Syrian civil war and unrest throughout the Arab world, Jordan has become a hub for displaced persons seeking refuge. According to UNHCR, Jordan is now home to an estimated 762,420 refugees from 57 different countries, a majority of whom are Syrian.LEARN MORE
Jordan’s Za’atari camp is located a few miles south of the Syrian border and is home to just shy of 80,000 refugees, making it Jordan’s 4th biggest city and one of the largest refugee camps in the world. What started out as a temporary place of refuge from war is now a bustling city with a vibrant informal economy.
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