Buy now! - Learn more about Abaarso's extraordinary story in Abaarso Founder, Jonathan Starr's, new book "It Takes A School"
It has been over two decades since the Republic of Somalia collapsed, out of which came the Republic of Somaliland. Generations have grown up knowing only a war-torn society. There is a desperate need to rebuild infrastructure, extend educational opportunities and develop the leaders of tomorrow.
Somaliland, a self-proclaimed, but internationally unrecognized, independent state in what was formerly northwest Somalia, provides a promising, stable place to start, but needs help to overcome staggering obstacles.
Abaarso, its students, and founder, Jonathan Starr, were all featured on a 60 Minutes and 60 Minutes Overtime segment.Read More
NYT columnist, Nicholas Kristof, writes about Abaarso alumnus and Harvard student, Abdisamad.Read More