School is Back in Session

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In Arabic, the word Qu’ran literally means recitation. Our students in Pakistan recently did just that, as they took part in speaking competitions designed to help the students gain confidence and compete with peers in a positive way. School is back in session after the Eid holiday. Eid is a holiday that marks the end…

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Barakat's Newest Team Member Tours Schools

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For years, Zuhra Abar was schooled by her father in her home in Afghanistan. Because of the Taliban’s strict rules regarding women, Zuhra was not allowed to go to school. In 2001, her family came to the United States, and Zuhra jumped right into a Boston high school, continuing on to get her bachelor’s and…

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A New School Bus for Schools in Pakistan

The yellow school bus is an essential symbol of heading back to school. For students studying in Barakat’s schools in the Attock region of Pakistan, the school bus is more than a symbol– it’s their access to the programs that can change their lives.  On September 15th, Landry & Acari Oriental Rugs and Carpeting, along with New England…

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