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Go Gold: Building a Library in Sierra Leone


Martha Rabura

What does it take to build a library halfway around the world? To find out, Port Gamble Girl Scout Martha took on the challenge!

Growing up, Martha Rabura understood that education was important. “My mom’s a teacher,” she explains simply.

But it wasn’t until high school that Martha realized how many young people—especially girls—don’t have access to education. “I went to see the documentary, Girl Rising, at a local theater. While the documentary only shared the stories of a few girls, their stories symbolized the 66 million girls in the world who have been thrown away, forgotten by their countries and denied the human right of an education,” she pointed out in a recent Legion of Youth interview.

“It’s one thing to claim I understand the importance of education but I walked out of that theater wanting to fight for it ...” Read Martha's full story on our blog!