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International ABL

ABL in Pakistan

See how ABL reaches 5000 students in Karachi, Pakistan. Mohsin Tejani graduated ABL in 1998 and the Bread Loaf School of English MA program in 2004. He has been an active member of the network from '98 on. Read about his latest amazing literacy project in Karachi.

ABL in Guatamala

ABL staff member Roberto German, a vital member of the Teach Lawrence movement, traveled to Guatemala in the summer of 2012 to bring the Bread Loaf magic to another corner of the earth. Watch the videos.

ABL in Haiti

ABL's Haiti Project is led by Chantal Kenol, who is featured in a recent NY TIMES article and video.

ABL in Nairobi

ABL alumni Patricia Echessa-Kariuki and David Wandera, two Kenyan teachers who have earned their MA degrees in English from the Bread Loaf School of English, have run workshops for Nairobi teachers and students for over 5 years. The following photo-essay is about one of their latest workshop. Download the photo essay.

Of Bombs, Blackness and Ideal Balconies: A Cross-Cultural Poetry Exchange

by Will Marinell and Lou Bernieri

When we first conceived of launching an electronic poetry exchange between our classes in Nairobi, Kenya, and Andover, Massachusetts, we weren't sure what to realistically expect. Will was to teach in Kenya and Bangladesh through a partnership between Phillips Academy and the Aga Khan Education Service. His main objective was to heighten cultural awareness by linking classrooms in the Aga Khan network (a group of educational, business and health care institutions dedicated to improving living standards in the developing world) with those at Andover via electronic exchanges about culture and country. Lou would be teaching a senior elective writing course at Phillips Academy, Andover. Neither one of us had attempted an exchange before. Though we were enthusiastic about the exchange's potential, neither one of us anticipated the impact that it would have on our students or us.

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