Starfish International

Advancing Girls’ Education Through Service to Humanity

Mission, Vision & Values

Our mission is to uplift Gambian girls by providing them with a world-class education that is focused on service to humanity while at the same time providing international service-learning opportunities for our volunteers. Continue reading “Mission, Vision & Values”

The Dream

My name is Mam-Yassin Sarr, and I am from The Gambia, West Africa. Growing up in a society where the average family subsists on about $1 a day, I have always known that the only way out for the majority of the people would be education. I have Continue reading

The Starfish Story

One day a man was walking along the beach when he noticed a girl picking something up and gently throwing it into the ocean. Approaching the girl, he asked, “What are you doing?” The girl replied, “Throwing starfish back Continue reading “The Starfish Story”

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