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    Day 3

    Reading and Writing

    Welcome back to another day in Hargeisa! It’s our second-to-last day working at the orphanage that homes and schools over 400 children. Today, we’re focusing on some of their scholastic needs!

    The orphanage’s on-site school had plenty of books for the students to use and learn from, but they were missing exercise books, pencils, and erasers.

    Without these, the students could read along just fine. But they couldn’t write in the books to hone their writing skills like their teachers had hoped. So, we decided to pick up a few boxes of exercise books, pencils, and erasers for the teachers to distribute and use in their classrooms!

    Our Hargeisa staff was careful to pick out the most exciting exercise books, with covers of nature and wildlife, to make their writing classes even more fun. The kids will be writing with ease in no time, and we can’t wait to read all they have to say!

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    Meet Sam!

    Sam developed an interest in forced displacement, food insecurity, and identity while working on her master’s degree. She’s now using this knowledge to support Changemakers 365 across our country programs. When she’s not off on a work trip, she’s busy fermenting beverages, training for half marathons, or listening to podcasts at her home in Minneapolis.


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