Dec 28, 2018
Education reaches new shores
It’s a three-hour journey by speed boat from the capital city of Freetown, heading south along the coast of Sierra Leone. First passing Banana Island, with its rich history and recent tourist...
Oct 1, 2018
There's always room for more school spirit
Born in the Kono District of Sierra Leone, Mohamed, his three brothers, and mother now call the quiet village surrounding Rising Academy Juba school their home.
Although fortunate enough to move to...
Jul 5, 2018
From refugee to educator: James' story
Born in Liberia, James fled the civil war at the age of 15. For 7 years, James lived on the Buduburam refugee camp outside of Accra, Ghana. Passionate about education, James started...