School opened by Malala for Syrian refugees
On turning 18, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, celebrated it by opening up a school for the Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley, near the Syrian border, in Lebanon.
With her online campaign “#booksnotbullets”, a call to all the world leaders has been made by her to invest in books instead of bullets. The Malala Fund, a not-for-profit organization paid for the school in Bekaa Valley. The school has been setup to impart secondary education to more than 200 Syrian refugee girls, with ages between 14 and 18.
This initiative has been made by Malala on behalf of the millions of children who do not have means to quality education due to armed conflicts and poverty.