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October 16, 2017

“I am from Sudan. When fighting broke out in the Darfur region where I lived, my father was killed; he was shot in front of me. I traveled by myself to Kenya and my family they traveled to Chad. To walk from Habila to Niala took me 1 month and from Niala to Nuba Mounta...

October 16, 2017

Mohamed Ali studied computer science in Arabic for four years at the National Ribat University in Khartoum, Sudan.

He now works at the JBS Meat Packing Plant in Grand Island, NE where he: “opens the stomach of the cow and take ‘everything’ out” (a job that he greatly di...

October 16, 2017

“When I was a young boy in Guatemala, I played the drum and marched in the parade for our local fairs. I played the drum back then, because they were the least expensive (instrument) to own. Children with more money, from wealthier families could afford the fancy instr...

October 2, 2017

You’re never too old to learn something new.

Our students teach us about this, and about perseverance of the human spirit, time and time again.

David and Cher (last names omitted for privacy reasons) have been tutoring together since November of 2016. David is a high-fun...

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