Changemaker Mohamad fled his home country Syria, and now lives in Sweden. He won the International Children’s Peace Prize in 2017 for his efforts in helping refugee children. Together with his family, he built a school in a Lebanese refugee camp (read more about Mohamad’s first project here). In Sweden, Mohamad has recently started his next project, an online platform called Tellurian. KidsRights is helping Mohamad with setting up, executing and expanding his project. Read more about this project below.
What is the problem?
According to Mohamad, there are only a small number of children and young people in Sweden that want to take action for children’s rights. Furthermore, the awareness about what they could do to make a difference appears to be low, especially in the small cities.
Mohamad wants young people to get the feeling that they can make a difference, and that they know how.
“Nothing is more important than the children. They are the future.” – Mohamad.
What is Mohamad’s solution?
Children are the future, and that is why there should be as many changemakers as possible. With the online platform Tellurian, Mohamad wants to inspire other young people and support them in becoming a changemaker. On the platform, young people can share their knowledge and projects, and they can work together to move the world.
Tellurian will not offer any financial support itself, but will help the changemakers with setting up their projects and to find funds.
What is the goal?
The ultimate goal is to encourage as many children and young people as possible to take action and make the world a better place. Mohamad and his Tellurian team are very ambitious and set the following goals:
How does Mohamad work?
Tellurian consists of 6 other founders, apart from Mohamad. It is their job to support, guide, and inspire young people. Together they will:
Who does he need?
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