ahmad, age 6 / by Maranie Staab

ahmad, age 6, sabra and shatila palestenian refugee camp. 11.02.2016.
ahmad is one of an estimated 450,000 palestenian refugee registered with UNRWA in lebanon, many of who live in the country's 12 refugee camps. 
i was in the camp with a teacher working with united lebanon youth program (ULYP). ULYP provides education assistance operating under the belief that education can and does rekindle hope and that it is through hope that we are able to bring about positive change in the world.