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Kuwaiti charity builds 12th school for refugees in Turkey

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Al-Najat Charity has established a school in the Turkish province of Mardin bringing total number of schools that have been built by the association in Turkey to 12. The newly inaugurated school, established for teaching Syrian refugees, has an annual capacity of 700 students and the total number of the refugees attending all of the charity’s schools in Turkey has reached 10,000.

The association places education on top of its priorities and seeks to cut illiteracy among refugees and peoples afflicted with catastrophes and crises throughout the world, said chairman Faisal Al-Zamel in a phone contact with KUNA. Al-Najat society has ten schools in Urfa, a single one in Reyhanli in addition to the new one in Mardin. Khaled Al-Kandari, the director of students’ committee, told KUNA that some of the schools provide higher studies and specialties in medicine, pharmaceutics, engineering, computer sciences and law. – KUNA

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