International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation (IBC) moved to a new “Child Friendly Spaces (CFS)” center in Islahiye. The main aim of this center is to provide educational and psychosocial support for refugee children who had to leave their homeland because of the civil war. Besides, CFS also continue to provide a safety place to protection for refugee children with partnership of UNHCR. Refugee children painted the walls of new CFS building with animators.
Previously CFS consisted of 8 tents in the open area for 800 refugee chidren, now its inside a safe and more comfortable building has 6 room, game place, animators room and multipurpose saloon. Children leaved the tent area with a thanksfull organization.
IBC organized a ceremony about the new CFS center was held on 03 March 2015.Opening ceremony was held with the participation of Subgovernor Ünal Çakıcı, Islahiye National Education Manager International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation board member Aziz CIVELEK , representatives from UNHCR and Syrian refugees children and parents. Ceremony started with subgovernor and board member of IBC’s speeches .
A Syrian parent mentioned that this ceremony is the first entertainment organisation for Syrian Refugees in Islahiye. Syrian refugee children and their parents expressed their gratitude to IBC and UNHCR. Also parents watched their kids on stage and they proud of their children. Many of Syrian wish to repeat this kind of entertainment in every months