Snapshot: Teaching Contra Dancing In Jordan




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Published on Aug 25, 2016

Montessori educator Matilda Giampietro brought the wonderful world of contra dancing to Syrian kids as part of #SongsForSyrians. Teaching simple steps encouraged the children to participate and left them with an immense sense of accomplishment and joy.

Learn more and get involved: www.thesyriafund.org/songsforsyrians

Filming by Banks Boutte
Editing by Jennifer Utz

About The Syria Fund:
The Syria Fund is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to helping individuals displaced by the Syrian refugee crisis. Our mission is to restore dignity and enrich the lives of Syrian refugees and other vulnerable families by providing critically-needed items and supporting educational programs. Partnering with local organizations, The Syria Fund supports an informal school in Azraq, Jordan, which offers catch-up classes for 105 Syrian refugee children. Thousands of Syrian refugees live in Jordan, outside of the refugee camps. Most are unable to work and many children have missed years of school because of the conflict.


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