Literacy Programs: Determined to Learn

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“I encourage all women and children to study despite the difficulties they face. I feel one day their education will help them overcome their problems,” says Hasina, a 27-year-old mother of four who attends one of our home-based literacy courses in Afghanistan. Hasina’s parents did not let her attend school as a child, due to…

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Girls Volleyball Team: Let's Play Ball

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Sixteen girls gathered around on a dusty playground in Fayab Province at Mullah Kareem Nazar School. In spite of the sun beaming down, the temperature was still a bit chilly. Bubbling with enthusiasm, these girls were about to embark on a revolutionary endeavor in Afghanistan. They are part of a girls’ volleyball team at their…

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BLISS: Fashion and Passion for a Cause

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Is there a cause that you feel passionately enough about to quit your job and devote your life to Saba Gul has decided to do just that – the progress that her company, BLISS (Business and Life Skills School), has achieved has transformed it from a project for her free time into a full-time job.…

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