Project #1351

Schooling for Sudan Orphan Refugees

by Near East Foundation (NEF)
Feb 20, 2007

What a Difference a Dollar Can Make for Sudan Students, Teachers & Their School

It was an early summer morning in Sudan, hot and humid. I was anxious to get out of Khartoum to Dar El-Salaam el Rabwa, home to over 20,000 displaced persons who struggle to make a life for themselves in the heat and barren surroundings of the capital city Khartoum. NEF and its partners are working with residents in Dar El-Salaam to improve children's education. Our plans were to visit the Tagwa Community School and several smaller schools in the area. It was six months since my last trip and almost a year since we began school upgrading in Dar El-Salaam. We had great expectations for Al-Tagwa and the others and I hoped to see progress, particularly with Al-Tagwa where we had first begun...

  • kway
    kway I much liked the way the writer put it: "A few pennies can buy a transformation".... keep on the good work... Ken Way
    • 10 years ago
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Near East Foundation (NEF)

Location: Syracuse, NY - USA
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Project Leader:
Roger Hardister
Regional Director, Near East Foundation
Garden City, Cairo, Cairo Egypt

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