Beyond the Classroom:
Building minds without borders
This interview was conducted with Raquel, founder of Beyond the Classroom.
Raquel Jacobs is a highly driven social worker with years of experience working directly with youth in marginalized communities in Lagos state, focusing on education for children and empowerment for girls from needy homes. She is the founder of Beyond the Classroom Foundation, an NGO that focuses on education, and girls through unique and creative programs that directly involve, empower and benefit rural communities in Lagos Nigeria. She has worked with over 200 Volunteers to implement health and education projects in different communities in Lagos.