Author Archives: Alex Busingye

The Burial Teams: Stopping West Africa’s First Ebola Epidemic

Like a wildfire, Ebola spread from Nzerekore, a remote area of south-eastern Guinea to the capital, Conakry, and then bordering Liberia and Sierra Leone. Kindled with desolation, the killer did not discriminate; it affected the young and old, the rich and poor, the secular and religious.

Project Blackboard’s Wokie Daboh Shipping 30,000 Books to Liberia

Wokie Daboh is the founder and Executive Director of Project Blackboard, a non-profit organization with a mission to improve the quality of life through education by rebuilding classrooms and by providing educational tools and resources to students and teachers in Liberia. We interviewed Daboh about her current project and her work with Project Blackboard.