Refugees in Indonesia tackle life in limbo through school

Refugee children attend a school in Cisarua, West Java, in a mountainous area south of Jakarta, where refugees from war-torn corners of the globe are banding together to educate their childrenMahboob Jafari had barely seen the inside of a classroom, let alone taught in one, before he arrived in Indonesia as a refugee fleeing persecution in Afghanistan. The 19-year-old now teaches English at a pioneering school in the mountains south of Jakarta, where refugees from war-torn corners of the globe are banding together to educate their children. Founded by refugees, for refugees, this unique initiative is giving these children a chance to go to school while they wait years for resettlement to a new country.

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