Aissata Lamarana Bah, one of Jeune Espoir’s co-founders, is completing an internship at Digital Promise under IREX’s Community Engagement Exchange program (CEE), a program funded by the US government and implemented by IREX (The International Research and Exchange Board)
Since 2010, due to violent political protests and pandemics, schools in Guinea have experienced not less than three months of closures every year. This year, for the same reasons, schools only opened their doors on December 01, 2020, two months later than usual.
One cannot contribute to changing others’ lives if one’s own life has not changed. From a volunteer to a Fulbright MA holder in Sustainable Development from a US institution, Sekou Mansare’s life was changed to enable him to start and lead the change-maker Jeune Espoir. This article tells the story.