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CNN Money - Posted 3 weeks ago
Somaliland students to Trump: You're destroying our dreams

President Trump's decision to ban the citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has jeopardized the university dreams of hundreds of students from the self-declared republic of Somaliland.

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The Huffington Post - Posted 1 month ago
Helping Immigrants Build Somalia’s Future, One School At A Time

The Huffington Post reports on SAFE’s contribution to Abaarso School.

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The Wall Street Journal - Posted 1 month ago
The ‘Business’ of International Aid

Founder and director, Jonathan Starr, outlines Abaarso’s unique approach to development.

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Emory - Posted 1 month ago
An Unlikely Education

Emory Magazine features Emory alumnus, Jonathan Starr, and Abaarso School.

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The Christian Science Monitor - Posted 1 month ago
Abaarso School, Run Like a Business, Brings Top-Notch Education to Somalia

The Christian Science Monitor examines Abaarso’s unique model of operations.

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David Shinn - Posted 1 month ago
Somaliland: Education Success Story

US Ambassador David H. Shinn blogs about Abaarso School’s first graduating class.

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ESPN - Posted 1 month ago
NMH’s Hussein Named Gatorade XC Runner of Year

ESPN highlights Abaarso alumnus Mohamed Hussein’s remarkable achievements in running.

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telegram.com - Posted 1 month ago
Life in Worcester Far Different from Homeland in Somaliland

Worcester Telegram reports on Deqa Abdirahman Aden’s scholarship to Worcester Academy.

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The Gulf Time - Posted 1 month ago
Sheikha Fatima Empowers Finalists to Finish ZFEP Project

Gulf Times reports on Sheikha Fatima’s donation to Abaarso, a two time Zayed Future Energy Prize finalist.

Star Tribune - Posted 1 month ago
Two Minnesotans find fulfillment teaching in Somalia

The Star Tribune reports on the experiences of two former teachers, Kelly Heller and Ava Ramberg.

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CNN Money - Posted 1 month ago
Somaliland to Harvard: How This Student Beat the Odds

CNN Money reports on Abdisamad Aden’s remarkable admission to Harvard University.

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Wardheer News - Posted 1 month ago
An Interview With Abaarso’s Headmaster and Founder, Jonathan Starr

Wardheer, a Somali online paper, interviews Jonathan Starr.

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The New York Times - Posted 1 month ago
From Somaliland to Harvard

NYT columnist, Nicholas Kristof, writes about Abaarso alumnus and Harvard student, Abdisamad.

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BBC World Service - Posted 1 month ago
Somaliland Kid Makes It to Harvard

BBC Newsday interviews Abaarso alumnus and Harvard student, Abdisamad, and Jonathan Starr.

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Bloomberg News - Posted 1 month ago
Jonathan Starr’s Interview with Bloomberg News

Bloomberg News interviews Jonathan Starr on founding Abaarso School.

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