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Education in Crisis – Adbo’s Story

Adbo arrived in Palabek in the spring of 2018 after fleeing his village in South Sudan. “I was very tired and hungry. I’d walked for three days to get to the border. And then I was shown to a bus, which brought me here. I hadn’t eaten for days. I was very scared when I […]

A New Beginning for Peace – Margaret’s Story

Margaret is the headteacher of Canaan Primary School with a team of 40 teachers and 12 assistants. The school now has over 2,000 students and nearly all of them have fled conflict in South Sudan. Many have witnessed the death of their parents and are now living in child-headed households and caring for younger siblings. […]

From Ruin to Rich Education

Maboama Lutheran Primary School in the Sandor, Kono District In rural Sierra Leone, the civil war that ended in 2002 was still having a massive effect on many communities. Villages are still recuperating from the physical and mental damage. Before Chaloner Children’s Charity (Canada)’s involvement, the Maboama Lutheran Primary School was in ruins. The school […]