Aiken woman teaches young children in Africa
AIKEN — Fourteen months ago, Sarah Andrea made the commitment to train teachers in a school near the village of Koba Kundo, where she is living in the West African nation of The Gambia.
The Peace Corps volunteer from Aiken works at a school of 1,500 children, the only government-sponsored facility in the region. Forty teachers serve all the children through sixth grade.
“I can’t work with all of them, as there isn’t enough time,” Andrea said. “I just had to narrow it down to those who really want to work and that I have a good rapport with.”
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