Measuring Our Foot-prints

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Walking into a 9th grade classroom in Barakat’s Besh Kapa Surkh School located in a small district of Jowzjan province in remote Northern Afghanistan you may well be taken aback to hear a female teacher speaking frankly on the taboo subject of forced under-age marriages of young girls in the area. In her own words,…

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Dedicated to Succeed

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Remember when you or your kids were studying for the SATs If you do then you will probably be able to relate to eighth grade students in Pakistan, who undergo a similar experience, as they prepare themselves for the Board Examination. The Board Examination is a test administered by the central government across the nation,…

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Meet Our Newest Staff Member

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‘Helping communities shape their own future,’ Barakat’s slogan is core to our mission, with this we believe in respecting social norms. All of our schools and literacy courses in Afghanistan and Pakistan are run by local staff. Understanding the culture in the areas we work in is an important part of our mission. Recently, Barakat…

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