Sesame Workshop Debuts First-Ever Rohingya Muppets
Noor and Aziz—6-year-old twins that love to learn and play—are Sesame Workshop's first ever Rohingya Muppets.
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Play to Learn is delivering critical early education to families living in the world's largest refugee camp, in Cox's Bazar Bangladesh, which is home to more than 800,000 Rohingya refugees who fled conflict in Myanmar. More than half of the refugees are children. It is also reaching children affected by the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan and Lebanon as part of Sesame Workshop and the IRC's Ahlan Simsim program. Click here for more information about Play to Learn's global impact.
Sesame Workshop is always working to make all families feel represented, like with the introduction of their first character with autism, Julia, and the See Amazing in All Children initiative to help children better understand autism. Sesame Workshop has also been consistently releasing resources throughout the pandemic to help children deal with anxiety and uncertainty about COVID-19: