• Sesame Workshop Now Has $200 Million to Help Refugee Kids, Thanks to Lego

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    The Lego Foundation just gave Sesame Workshop $100 million to help finance play-based educational projects for children who have been impacted by the Syrian conflict, as well as Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
    The donation, which will be distributed over a five-year period, adds to the $100 million grant Sesame and the International Rescue Committee won in the MacArthur Foundation's inaugural 100&Change competition, Fast Company reports .
    There are currently more than 25 million registered refugees. While many aid agencies focus on providing things like food and shelter to those refugees...
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  • Sesame Workshop Now Has $200 Million to Help Refugee Kids, Thanks to Lego

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    The Lego Foundation just gave Sesame Workshop $100 million to help finance play-based educational projects for children who have been impacted by the Syrian conflict, as well as Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
    The donation, which will be distributed over a five-year period, adds to the $100 million grant Sesame and the International Rescue Committee won in the MacArthur Foundation's inaugural 100&Change competition, Fast Company reports .
    There are currently more than 25 million registered refugees. While many aid agencies focus on providing things like food and shelter to those refugees...
    Read more ...