As Abaarso School Claims Another with Student Najah traveling for a one year study through Assist Program in the USA
By: Yusuf M Hasan
Somalilandsun -Somaliland is the only African country participating in the USA funded ASSIT , an educational programme that takes young third world students to America for a year.
Courtesy of its own Abaarso School, a private educational facility in Hargeisa Somaliland has stolen the limelight from other African countries having been included in the ASSIST programme for the second year running that facilitates a one year education for beneficiary students.
In this short clip somalilandsun is briefed by the 2016 beneficiary from Abaarso school in Hargeisa, the 18 years old Najah Mohamed Saeed who is travelling to a school in Penyslavannia where she will undertake her grade 12 studies and the Chairperson of the Abaarso School board of Trustees Nura Mahmoud Gureh
For Abaarso School the 18 year old girl is not the first of its students to participate in the ASSIST program or Join prestigious institutions of higher learning in various parts of the world.
Follow link below for some examples of the many young Somalilanders flying their unrecognised country’s flag in various cities globally.
For the young Najah born in rural parts of Hargeisa 18 years ago, and with aspirations for a career in international relations her pride is not only being a product of her prestigious Abaarso School and the opportunity of a year’s schooling abroad but having to legally travel to the USA with her Somaliland passport