"Yama Kan" presented 500 books for children from the Jordanian-American camp


Sharjah 24:

To continue its role in promoting cultures and knowledge of refugee children and in the context of the 2019 Sharjah International Book Fair, the Kan Yaman Kan Campaign, organized by the United Arab Emirates Books Council for Young People, has distributed and distributed books for children and adolescents through donations. The Jordan-emirate camp "Marijib Al-Fohud", which is overseen by the Red Crescent Society of the United Arab Emirates, is the result of books donated by institutions and individuals during its fifth session in the holy month of Ramadan.

The donation was made in conjunction with World Refugee Day, where book titles that came to the Great Heart Library in the camp included a remarkable variety. The campaign managed to collect book donations during the holy month of Ramadan. It was held at the Ramadan Council, which was held at the Al-Majaz Theater in Sharjah, bringing the total number of books in the library to more than 4,000 books, catering to the needs of 3,000 children and adolescents since 2014.

On the occasion of the visit, Marwa Al-Aqroubi, chair of the Young Books Council, director of the Sharjah International Book Fair 2019 project, said donations that achieved the campaign translate the human and cultural thinking of various institutions, individuals and individuals in the UAE the importance of the book and its role in building people and enhancing their knowledge and intellectual experience. The campaign continues its efforts to reach out to all children who are in difficult circumstances to prevent their access to books.

"This campaign coincides with Sharjah's conquest of the title of World Book Capital, and this title leads us to redouble our efforts to build a generation capable of discovering the future, led by the book, knowledge and love of reading and reading. new addresses we have gathered for refugee children in Jordan to emphasize our presence and our role in providing various types of support to them and to support them in their circumstances.

On the sidelines of the visit, the UAE Youth Council has organized a variety of reading sessions for children of all ages, providing them with an ideal opportunity to learn new storytelling patterns and stories from books.


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