Write a Check

Make your check out to Barakat, Inc. and send it to: Barakat 552 Mass. Ave., Suite 215 Cambridge, MA 02139

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Teachers Continue Human Rights Training

Once again this month, 20 Afghan teachers gathered for a workshop in one of the classrooms of the Abo Muslim High School, in the Andkhoy district of Afghanistan. The scenario itself was nothing out of the ordinary—but the theme of the workshop was.

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Drug-Free Presentation Acts Out Prevention

On June 25, the students of Barakat’s Ersari Elementary School in Pakistan exited their classrooms, sat quietly and gave ten strangers their undivided attention. The topic: a discussion about the prevention and harmful effects of drug use, which has remained a consistent issue, especially for many Afghan refugees living in Pakistan.

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Scholarship Recipients Announced in Pakistan

The lives of four young women from Punjab, Pakistan are about to change drastically, for a grand total of $60 a month. Barakat has officially chosen the recipients of the Girls Scholarship Program for Continuing Education in Pakistan: Mujdah, a fifteen-year-old girl attending Ali Public School, and Surayya, Mahnoor, and Haleema, three sixteen-year-olds girls attending…

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Cambridge River Festival

Thanks for Joining Barakat on June 5 at the 31st annual Cambridge River Festival! The festivities stretched along the river on Memorial Drive from 12 – 6 p.m., and included food, music, dance performances, and other fun activities. A great event for the whole family!   Location: Along the mile-long stretch of Memorial Drive between JFK…

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