Malaria Net Distribution Happens in India!

On November 15th, the highly anticipated malaria nets were distributed in Bhadohi, India. As we described last month, malaria continues to be a huge problem for families, especially in places with heavy rainy seasons like India. In an effort to combat this problem, Barakat, in association with the Care and Fair School in Bhadohi, fundraised…

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Livelihood Generation Project Begins in Pakistan

Recently in Pakistan, hundreds of women streamed into Attock without ears or mouths. These women were not disfigured in the literal sense, but as a result of being forced from their homes by the disastrous August floods, they have been stripped of their communicative abilities. They are illiterate, unable to speak Urdu, the dominant language…

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Reform and Policy in the Education Sector: From the US to Colombia

On November 4th, 2010, from 7-9:30pm, Boston International, with the support of the Consulate of Colombia in Boston will be hosting Reform and Policy in the Education Sector: From the US to Colombia, a panel discussion that will feature Cecilia Maria Valez, Colombia's former Minister of Education, Dr. Lisa Famularo, Research Director at the Rennie Center…

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