Prue Clarke

The World

Prue Clarke is Director of the International Reporting Program at the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism and Executive Director of New Narratives, a project supporting independent media in Africa.

Miatta reads

Once a refugee, she's opened one of Liberia's few bookstores, where children can read about themselves

It's hard to learn to read when your country has been torn apart by war and disease. It's even harder when children's books come from far away. But Wayétu Moore, whose family fled Liberia's civil war when she was five, is setting out to change the odds for kids in Liberia and other countries with low literacy.

Once a refugee, she's opened one of Liberia's few bookstores, where children can read about themselves