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Khadar has four sisters and three brothers. Khadar is very glad to have earned a scholarship to come to our school. He feels lucky to be able to attend school and have the opportunity to earn an education. For this reason, Khadar enjoys studying and doing well in his classes. His favorite subjects are math, science, and English. He enjoys reading history books and playing football outside of class. In the future, Khadar hopes to be able to travel and see more of his country. Going to the Abaarso School, Khadar has learned a lot about their community’s diversity and more about his country. It is this new knowledge that has inspired him to want to travel throughout his home country to see and learn more about it.
Khadar Abdilahi Mohamed is a 15 year old from Hargeisa, Somaliland. He was raised in the Hargeisa Orphanage. He’s entering the seventh grade at Abaarso School of Science and Technology. While at the orphanage, Khadar was an assistant for Abaarso’s orphanage tutoring program. As an assistant, he was patient and kind to the younger students. He’s the first to help others when they’re in need. When he’s older, he wants to be an engineer. His nickname is “Shifo”, which means “health” in Somali.
Abdilahi is in his first year at Abaarso. He grew up in a house with two brothers and six sisters. His favorite subject at Abaarso is science, because he can see how it will help his future. He hopes to be a doctor, because he says that there are too many sick people in his country. Outside of class he plays basketball for fun, and spends his free time reading and doing homework.
Mohamedeid is a grade 8 student in the 2016 school year. His favorite classes are English, math, science, and social studies. Coming from the local orphanage, Mohamedeid is proud to have earned an education and be at the school he is now. In understanding the value of education, he enjoys volunteering his time to tutor children from the local village. He enjoys teaching and hopes to be a teacher in the future, and later the president of his country.
Mohamoud is a grade 8 student in the 2016 school year. Coming from the local orphanage, Mohamoud’s greatest achievement is earning a scholarship to attend school. His favorite classes are math and English. In his free time, Mohamoud enjoys playing basketball and reading novels. Mohamoud hopes to be an engineer in the future so that he can improve his country’s infrastructure.
Warda lives with her mother, two grandmothers, grandfather, five sisters, and three brothers. Warda is excited to be at our school and to be receiving a quality education. Though she finds the rigors of our school difficult, she is determined to succeed. By studying her notes, seeing her teachers and peers for help, Warda is sure that she can succeed and be the best student possible. Although learning English as a second language is difficult for Warda, English is her favorite class. In her free time, she enjoys reading novels to help improve her English, or playing soccer or basketball for fun. In the future, Warda hopes to be doctor to help the poor in her country.
Siham is from Hargeisa, and loves reading.
I am the youngest of five children. I am not a sports person, though I like gym and volleyball. I like to read and play chess in my free time. This year I am leading the chess club at Abaarso.
I like playing chess, pingball, football, basketball and volleyball when I have free time. I want to learn about computer specially coding in the future.
I start learning by the end of 2013. I started fifth grade from a small school that was near my home. After three years later, I got excepted from Abaarso, and I became part of Abaarso family. I started seven grade when I came to Abaarso. I like to do math problems and play football. I did not like to playing basketball and physics. In the future, I would like to be an Engineer.
I'm one of the orphanage students. In 2017, I joined at Abaarso school. I like playing basketball, football, chess, and going to the gym because these are relievers for me when I get a lot of work. I would like to become a businessman, because I want to make money and then invent a spaceship which can travel in a light year.
I'm a writer and I like to write descriptive stories. Back in Hargeisa when I was young, I used to go to a public school called Qudhac Dheer and i always liked to draw pictures. For my future, i want to be a social worker, because it is rare to see any educated people that are fighting for poor people's rights.
Muna's parents are in Uganda, and she lives with her sister in Burco. She basically has pushed herself to get into Abaarso with very little adult help or supervision.
Mabsuud lives with her father, grandmother, four sisters, and three brothers. When at home, Mabsuud helps her grandmother. In school, her favorite subject is math. With her interest in math, Mabsuud hopes to be an engineer in the future. Mabsuud’s favorite book is 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. During her free time, Mabsuud enjoys learning about other countries and cultures, especially India. At some point in the future, Mabsuud hopes to visit India to learn even more about the country and culture.