CNN Hero: Woman builds school after hyena kills girl

CNN Story Highlights
When Washington manicurist Lidia Schaefer returned to
her native village in Ethiopia, she was troubled by what
she saw: children walking three hours each way to
attend classes held not in a school, but under a tree.
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1 Response to “CNN Hero: Woman builds school after hyena kills girl”


  1. 1 Ann Jun 12th, 2009 at 6:24 am

    I am a teacher at a small PA school. We have alot of used textbooks just sitting in boxes unused. They don’t seem to be too outdated –were used within the last 10 years. Could this school or other school’s in need use these textbooks? What would be the first step in donating these?

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