Haji Bibi is a True Fighter, For Herself and Her Country

As high as her expectations are for herself, they’re even higher for her country. Haji Bibi, the director of Barakat’s literacy programs, has spent her life fighting for what she believes in. She has broken away from social norms, after years of being stifled by them. She succeeded as a child in struggling to obtain,…

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Against All Odds, Saleema Rehman Will Not Give Up Hope

Saleema Rehman has worked hard throughout the years with one goal in mind: to fulfill her and her parents’ dream of becoming a doctor. When Saleema was born, her parents pledged to do everything in their power to educate their daughter so that she could one day become a doctor. Finding a doctor for Saleema’s…

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Barakat Says Goodbye to Damon

On March 15, 2010, Damon Luloff stepped down as the Director of Barakat, a post he has held for the past two-and-a-half years. Barakat’s Board of Directors has established a transition committee composed of board members and staff to administer the organization until a new Director has been named. Regarding Luloff’s departure, Ed Scribner, Chairman…

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