Trying to build schools in Sudan

June 24, 2010
Former basketball player Manute Bol died before achieving his goal of building 41 schools

From The New York Times: Manute Bol, the former NBA basketball player who died last week, was pursuing a dream was of building 41 new schools across his homeland of Sudan. The first of Bol’s 41 schools is now approaching completion in his childhood village, says Tom Prichard, executive director of Sudan Sunrise, the charity that Bol worked with to build his schools. Forty to go.

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