How the IRC and Sesame Workshop (ECPC member) reach refugee children during COVID-19

August 19, 2020

Ahlan Simsim, created by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Sesame Workshop is an early childhood development program that gives millions of refugee and displaced children and their families in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq the support they need to cope with crises and build a brighter future. The program has adapted to COVID-19 by providing caregivers with learning activities for their children via WhatsApp.
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Learn more about ECPC member Sherrie Westin, President of Global Impact and Philanthropy for Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street. 


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