Category Archives: Starfish International


Here Comes the Sun: Summer Brings Big Changes at Starfish International!

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It’s back-to-school season at Starfish International, and the Starfish mentors have been hard at work recruiting and screening a new batch of prospective students! Screening for admission into Starfish’s programs is rigorous: applicants are asked to participate in an essay Continue reading


Food in The Gambia — And How to Make Tumeric Chicken

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One of the most fascinating (and delicious) parts of visiting with our partners around the world is learning first-hand what our scholars eat. As STF’s Director of International Operations, I’d be amiss if I didn’t thoroughly study all the culinary Continue reading

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STF Scholars In The Gambia Sing The Starfish Anthem

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For the last two weeks, the STF team has been visiting with Starfish International, our partner in The Gambia, West Africa. (Have you been following along on Instagram and Facebook?) When we landed, the girls greeted us in the same Continue reading


Big News: You Can Now Sponsor Girls In The Gambia And Peru!

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Happy May 1st, STF supporters! We have a huge announcement that we’ve been just bursting to tell you: We have two brand new partners! This means you can now sponsor girls in The Gambia and in Peru, bringing our global Continue reading