Three Girls with a Passion for Learning


How do you tell people what’s on your mind?  How do you find out new information–the best new restaurant, the latest international event, or news from your local community?  While text messages and social networks are spreading news around the world, word of mouth is getting the job done for Barakat Afghanistan. Three Barakat students,…

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Scholarship Girls Visit Ersari

On April 4, three of our Girls Scholarship Program recipients visited Ersari Elementary School in Attock, Pakistan to encourage other girls to continue their studies.  Haleema, Mahnoor and Surayya were eager to spend a few hours at the school talking to female students. The girls, all alumni of Barakat schools, are excellent role models for the Ersari students, giving them a vision to change their future by…

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New Malaria Net Distribution

World Malaria Day takes place on April 25 each year to promote education and understanding of the disease. This year’s theme, “Achieving Progress and Impact,” celebrates the global community’s efforts towards the goal of zero malaria deaths by 2015. When the first World Malaria Day took place four years ago, it was estimated that a…

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