Fragile Islands | waitingforsilence

Schools are islands battered by turbulent seas. The single place of safety and stability some of our young people have in their chaotic lives. We offer sanctuary from warring parents, some relief from the effects of poverty and above all, hope. Hope for a future where they are able to stand on their own feet, support themselves and broaden their horizons to take in worlds they haven’t even dreamt exist.This hope comes from two, intertwined goals: the achievement of the best possible educational outcomes that allow them to break through the barriers that pin them down and the provision of a…

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