Achak Deng

History Madness

Interesting Facts

  • He is the main character in the book What is the What by Dave Eggers.
  • He owns a non-profit organization looking to increase school education.
  • Marial Bai school opened in May 2009.
  • There is no lighting in Marial Bai.


" I had the sensation that I might always be running like this, that I would always have to run, and that I would always be able to run." - Dave Eggers

1 Statistic

Achak was six years old when this journey began.