African young people raise their voice for education

A former child soldier left orphaned at 5 during Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war, Mohamed Sidibay is a passionate and vivid example of the power of education to turn a life around.

In the midst of enormous adversity, education gave him hope and allowed him to move past the horrors of the conflict.

Now Mohamed uses his voice to advocate for more investments in education to ensure young people can acquire the skills they need to enter the workforce, and have a chance to succeed in life.

Read Mohamed’s blogs and op ed:

You can read from other young African education advocates and activists who through their advocacy have collaborated on the GPE platform. These young advocates are doing their part to influence policy and decision-makers to increase political will and financing for…

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