Companies like Pearson are stepping in to fund solutions for the Syrian refugee education crisis. Should we be suspicious of their motives?

Four years into the Syrian conflict and almost three million Syrian children are out of school. Economic pressures on families who have fled to neighbouring countries mean children face years without formal education, many forced into child labour or early marriage.

With only 2% of international humanitarian aid allocated to education, some companies are going beyond traditional philanthropy to help Syria’s child refugees get back to school.

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS