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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Fugee, a refugee-led non-profit organisation championing equality and schooling entry by and with refugees to bridge studying gaps, assist realise full potential and nurture self-reliance to construct a really inclusive society free from discrimination, has launched a brief documentary viewable on YouTube, Empowering Children to be Future-Ready within the identify of their first digital studying fundraising marketing campaign Bridging the Digital Divide, One Student at a Time.
The documentary encapsulates a studying centre’s yearlong efforts to keep up educational progress for over 200 refugee college students. The studying centre is finest referred to as Fugee School, led by a bunch of refugee lecturers and highly-trained schooling consultants.
Inspired by a fundraising marketing campaign supporting a whole lot of refugee college students and lecturers with digital studying, the three-minute brief is a glimpse into the lifetime of a 13-year-old refugee lady from Somalia who’s making do with scarce digital assets to attend on-line lessons. You additionally hear from one of many Fugee School lecturers who walks the viewer via the paces of the educational centre’’s struggles to adapt to the digital studying age.
“There are WiFi points and oldsters inform me that the WiFi could be actually horrible so youngsters get disconnected on a regular basis,” Miss Salma, the instructor within the movie tells Fugee.
The marketing campaign was launched over Instagram and Facebook on the 2nd of March inaugurating with an unique live Facebook event on International Women’s Day that includes YB Hannah Yeoh, Katrina Too, Head of Partnerships and Programs at Alibaba Business School and the 13-year-old scholar star of the movie, Fatima Abdulkhaliq.
The documentary launch comes at a time the place digital studying is barely accessible for refugees in Kuala Lumpur and the landmark progress of refugee youngsters is a testomony to how people with scarce assets can nonetheless create one thing significant and worthwhile.
Media launch submitted by Fugee Organisation.