Catherine Jelimo - catherine@hakijamii.com
Tuesday, 1 September, 2020
On March 15, 2020, the Kenyan government abruptly closed all schools and colleges nationwide in response to COVID-19, disrupting nearly17 million learners countrywide. The closure of institutions not... Read more
Empty school classroom in Senegal.
Elin Martinez - @Martinez_Elin
Thursday, 19 March, 2020
UNESCO reports that 119 countries have closed schools nationwide since the COVID-19 outbreak, disrupting the learning and education of an estimated 897 million students. Millions more could be... Read more
Bill Van Esveld - @billvanesveld, Elin Martinez - @Martinez_Elin, Bassam Khawaja - @Bassam_Khawaja
Wednesday, 21 December, 2016
Amin, 18, became a refugee when his family fled Syria for Lebanon five years ago. He has not set foot in school since. With his father unable to get legal status or work, responsibility for... Read more
Sarah M. Field - @rightsstreams
Sunday, 27 November, 2016
‘I felt that humanity has ended. I mean, a place of learning, to be hit in this way, without warning… where is humanity? ...It is supposed to be illegal in any war to strike such places…’ A teacher’s... Read more
Sam Underwood - @samunderwood25
Friday, 25 September, 2015
Making his Nobel Prize acceptance speech in 1982, Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez said:“It is not yet too late to undertake the creation of a minor utopia: a new and limitless utopia for life... Read more
Ayman Qwaider - @aymanqwaider
Friday, 30 May, 2014
My name is Ayman Qwaider. I am 27 years old and I was born and raised in the Gaza Strip. I was lucky to study in Spain and I now live in Australia with my wife, Sameeha, who was recently awarded a... Read more