Abaarso School

Field Partner

Abaarso School nurtures the academic, intellectual and character development of promising Somali students so that they can effectively and ethically advance their society. The school accepts students from throughout Somaliland and Somalia. As of 2016, three classes have graduated from Abaarso and over 80 students are continuing their education at leading institutions around the world including Harvard, Yale, Brown and MIT. A scholarship ensures that students from all financial backgrounds have an opportunity to attend Abaarso.

Location:
Somaliland
Partner Type:
Private Secondary School
Population served:
Abaarso accepts students from Somaliland and Somalia, regardless of clan or socioeconomic background. 40% of students receive full or partial scholarships.
Student selection criteria:
Students are admitted to Abaarso based on merit. Scholarships are provided based on need.
Services provided:
Abaarso is a full-service boarding school where faculty live on campus. Teachers and staff supervise clubs, lead volunteer activities and coach sports. Abaarso also provides students with college and financial aid counseling.
TSF student promotion rate:
2015 - 100%

Abaarso School is raising money for 55 students' school expenses. 31 have have been fully funded so far.

  • Suhayb

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    Suhayb

    Somalia

    Suhayb lives with his five sisters, brother and mother. Suhayb is proud to be attending our school and to be learning English. His greatest accomplishment is learning English. When he first joined our school, he was not able to speak English. Suhayb most enjoys learning. In school, his favorite classes are Algebra, English, and Theatre. Outside of class he enjoys reading mystery or science fiction books, or going over his notes from classes. When not learning something new, Suhayb enjoys playing soccer or being with friends. In the future, Suhayb hopes to be a petroleum engineer.

    School Year 2017

  • Muhyadin

    11%

    Muhyadin

    Somalia

    Muhyadin is a grade 8 student in the 2016 school year. He has nine sisters and seven brothers. His favorite classes are English, science, and pre-algebra. Muhyadin very much enjoys learning and so is happy to be in school and studying. In his free time, Muhyadin likes to read novels. Being concerned about the future of his country, Muhyadin has many ideas for his future. He would like to be a doctor, since there are few doctors in the country, be president to help lead his people, and open a school to educate the poor.

    School Year 2017

  • Mohamedeid

    36%

    Mohamedeid

    Somalia

    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.

    School Year 2017

  • Mohamoud Ishmael

    55%

    Mohamoud Ishmael

    Somalia

    Mohamoud is a grade 9 student in the 2016 school year. He has five sisters and three brothers. What he enjoys most about his school is that everyone respects each other. Mohamoud values respect and is glad that he is at a school where respect is an important part of the community. Learning to speak English has been Mohamoud’s proudest accomplishment so far. In the future, Mohamoud hopes to be a chemist and to be able to help develop his country.

    School Year 2017

  • Hamse Hasan

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    Hamse Hasan

    Somalia

    Hamse has three sisters and two brothers.Hamse is glad to have earned a scholarship to attend Abaarso School and for this reason, Hamse is very dedicated to his studies. He enjoys learning and spends his time studying or playing soccer outside of class. His favorite classes are his math courses. With an interest in math, Hamse hopes to be an engineer in the future.

    School Year 2017

  • Mabsuud

    13%

    Mabsuud

    Somalia

    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.

    School Year 2017

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