Incredible to see the project Fas Jom that I started over 3 years ago with my Project Trust partner still going strong
I was taught how to read and write at the age of 4. By the age of 10 I was tearing through Jacqueline Wilson books as if my life depended on it. I’ve studied all kinds of literature growing up, thoroughly enjoy creative writing, and still read as a hobby to this day.
I am incredibly lucky, and until now I think I took all of this for granted. The country I was born in, and have lived in for 18 years, is – in terms of education – equal. The laws which state that every child must attend school are enforced and there is no segregation or discrimination between the sexes in our schools.
But now I’m in Senegal, West Africa, teaching English to a range of ages. I have two classes of 11 – 16 year olds and then one older class who are all around 17 to…
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