Displaced Students in Nigeria
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 197 , Segment 5
Episode: Religion and Globalization, Math Stories, Car Crash Risks, Nigeria
- Dec 15, 2015 10:00 pm
- 15:24 mins
Guest: Michael Zamba, Senior Director of Communications at Creative Associates International The terror group Boko Haram – which is now affiliated with ISIS – has wrought so much havoc in parts of Nigeria that some 2.2 million people have fled their homes and villages. Many of these internally-displaced refugees are children who have lost family members and the stability of their former lives. For them, the opportunity to spend a few hours a week in a classroom learning basic math and language skills is not just a diversion; it’s a refuge.