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Spencer Sekyer - Saving Manno

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About Spencer


Spencer is passionate about assisting in distressed areas around the world. He has taught in Sierra Leone, the Dheisheh refugee camp in the West Bank, Afghanistan, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Haiti. Having travelled extensively throughout many other regions including Europe, The Middle East, Central and South America, Tanzania, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Kenya. Sekyer enjoys assisting those around him. His love of animals led him on an arduous task of rescuing a stray abandoned street dog in the streets of Kabul & her pups which included him & his wife successfully summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro before bringing the dogs back to his native Canada where all of the dogs were adopted. Spencer was also assisting KOARP in Kurdistan in the region where ISIS flourishes and stumbled across a baby chimpanzee, Manno who he began to care for. These adventures are chronicled in an upcoming book Simon and Schuster book ‘Saving Manno’.

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Saving Manno the chimp - the fifth estate

Alberta School Teacher Rescues 7 Dogs From Afghanistan.

Spencer Sekyer came across a street dog and her puppies in the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan, and he immediately fell in love with the dog and her off spring. The puppies were born in a ditch and Sekyer witnessed their mother enduring the brutal hardships of a street dogs life in the war torn nation. Soon the Mom and the puppies looked to Sekyer for safety and support. Sekyer is an Alberta teacher who spends his vacations teaching in conflict zones and developing nations around the world.

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