Our Mission

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Abaarso School nurtures the academic, intellectual, and character development of promising Somali boys and girls, so they can effectively and ethically advance their society.

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Who We Are

The staff and students of Abaarso tenaciously strive for excellence both in and out of the classroom.
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Nurturing New Leaders

Abaarso educates the whole child so they will eventually lead with logical reasoning, tenacity, and integrity.
A Whole Child Education

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Education After Abaarso

We prepare students for continued success anywhere in the world. Our students go on to perform admirably alongside their international peers.

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Our students leverage an average investment of 1 to 12

Abaarso students’ ability to leverage your investment can be staggering. Several students have taken $6k of education at Abaarso and turned it into $240k of scholarships, taking them through college in the U.S.

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From uncertain future to plans for the future, Abaarso changes lives

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Abaarso School’s students have really impressed me with their strong academics, critical thinking skills, and especially their outstanding English. I’m pleased to offer four seniors in this year’s graduating class full scholarships to university, and to welcome Abaarso School as a partner of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.

– Laura A. Kaub
Director of the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at ALA

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Abaarso School is establishing an elite Somali educational institution to lead the development of future Somali leaders for the decades to come.



Abaarso leverages your contribution into tremendous impact. Despite operating in one of the most challenging regions, our track record has few peers.

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