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Photo: Man holding passion fruit seedling at grafting training, Tiret Self-Help Group passion fruit farmers, Project Nurture, Tiret, Kenya.

Man holding passion fruit seedling at grafting training, Tiret Self-Help Group passion fruit farmers, Project Nurture, Tiret, Kenya.

Man holding passion fruit seedling at grafting training, Tiret Self-Help Group passion fruit farmers, Project Nurture, Tiret, Kenya.

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Instant Brakes Pirac Driving Instruction, Kenya

Instant Brakes Pirac Driving Instruction, Kenya

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Video: Harford School for Girls, Sierra Leone


The Harford School for Girls in Moyamba, Sierra Leone, is over 100 years old, and provides schooling for young women aged 13 to 22 years, preparing them for University and other advanced education. Watch the video to see interviews with students and to learn more about the school.

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Harford School for Girls and Moyamba Daycare Magazine article

Harford School for Girls and Moyamba Daycare, Sierra Leone

Response magazine, June 2011
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Lomé, Togo

I spent several days in Togo’s capital Lomé, where I visited a market where children were working for petty cash as laborers moving cassava root, and met several young people who had been educated through various vocational training programs of Y Care International.  Occupations included tailoring, jewelry making and hairdressing.

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Girl’s Boarding School, Moyamba, Sierra Leone

I visited a girl’s boarding school in Moyamba, Sierra Leone, where I interviewed several young women receiving scholarships from United Methodist Women so they could attend the school.  Moyamba is located about 1.5 hours down a pot-hole strewn dirt road.  It was a very long, dusty day.

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