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Beyond the Classroom Foundation announced a partnership with the Mastercard Foundation to build ongoing efforts to educate children about the COVID-19 virus. With support from the Mastercard Foundation COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program, 3,000 children in Lagos and Abuja will receive free COVID-19 safety packs containing the educational book, “There is a new virus in town,” written by Raquel Daniel, founder of Beyond the Classroom Foundation. Read more

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Children at the internally displaced persons (IDP) Durumi camp in Abuja during the distribution of COVID-19 safety packs as part of the Mastercard Foundation COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience program.

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