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When the school year started in September, only 200,000 of the Syrian refugee children in Lebanon were able to attend local schools. Lebanon simply didn’t have capacity for the other 600,000. The ITWorx school is aimed at rebuilding the future of those who fled the civil war in their homeland. It’s also founded on the idea that helping refugees to stay in the region will make it more likely that they’ll return to participate in the reconstruction of Syria when the war is over.