Saba is a young woman in her mid-20’s who came to Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester in 2013 looking for help with English language literacy education. She was born in Iraq and relocated
to the United States as a Syrian refugee with her family in 2008. Since 2013 she has received continuous One-to-One Tutoring from her Literacy Volunteer tutor, Nicole. Saba has not only learned
how to speak the English language but is now highly proficient-she has made incredible strides! In the past three years, Saba was able to obtain her driver’s license, complete her high school equivalency and most recently became one of the foreign-born entrepreneurs in Worcester! She is the owner of her new family restaurant Castle Pizza and More, Pleasant Street in Worcester. This is a motivated young woman who welcomed the helping hand offered to her at Literacy Volunteers with English literacy skills and is not only surviving but thriving and a contributing member in our community.