Where We Work: Pakistan

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Barakat programs are currently established in Attock, Punjab which is also home to many refugees from Afghanistan. Until 2004 Barakat also had a presence in Haripur, North West Frontier Province. However, Barakat moved with the returning refugees to their homeland in Afghanistan, while continuing to maintain the schools in Attock, Punjab. Attock lies at the…

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February 23, 2008

Op-ed article in the Boston Globe by Program Director Arti Pandey, about the murder of Kamil Khan, an education director working with Barakat in Afghanistan, and the extraordinary story of his daughter Azaada, who attended school as a boy in their province of Faryab.

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February 25, 2008

Barakat’s Program Director, Arti Pandey, wraps up her blog, “Exporting Cambridge”, relating her experiences as she traveled from India to Afghanistan.

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March 2, 2008

Lokvani e-Magazine interviews Arti Pandey, Program Director for Barakat, about the organization’s mission and work.

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July 18, 2008

Barakat is featured in Boston Univeristy’s alumni magazine, Bostonia. Executive Director, Damon Luloff, and Program Director, Arti Pandey, headline the cover story, “The Good Life,” in the summer 2008 issue.

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Boston Globe Op-Ed Article

Barakat Program Director, Arti Pandey, wrote an op-ed article that was published in the Boston Globe on Saturday, January 23rd. The article laments the death of Kamil Khan, a director of education in Afghanistan who worked with Barakat to increase access to education for girls and women. In the article Arti also presents Mr. Khan's…

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14 March, 2008 – Three Literacy Courses Being Added in Afghanistan

On March 22nd, 2008, the day after Nouroz , the ancient Persian and Central Asian New Year, Barakat will start three new Vital Literacy courses in Maimana, the capital of Faryab province. These have come about in response to a request put forth to Barakat Afghanistan by the Department of Education in Maimana. The importance…

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