Yazda Informal Education Project is running in 5 collective villages: Duhola, Dugure, Borek, Gohobal and Zorava in the North Part of Sinjar Mountain. In these 5 places, 834 children are registered and attending the informal education activities provided by 13 teachers under supervision of Yazda Education Team in Sinjar. These educational and entertainment activities include: English, Literature, Art and Design, Culture, Critical Thinking, Eco-Friendly Classes, Music, Sport and more.
The enrolled children at this program are in different age range, starting with 4 years up to 13 years. The project is very beneficial for children, especially those who are 4 and 5 years old to get prepared for the formal education which starts with being 6 years old. Yazda`s Informal Education Project supported over 2500 children in the past 4 years.
In addition to the Informal Education, Yazda is currently taking several measures to support access the formal education in Sinjar and this is include:
2- Yazda has been providing lecture-based allowances to 35 teachers in eight schools since last December.
3- Yazda supports schools in Sinjar with furniture, educational and school supplies.