Barakat’s Success in the Students Own Words

For students at Barakat’s schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan, education is not only about reading, writing and arithmetic; it is about learning how to think, question and speak for change. Through quality education, our students gain access to opportunities – not only for economic mobility, but also for meaningful engagement with society. They gain the…

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Building Barakat Playgrounds: Run in the “Fasting 5k” on July 19

During Ramadan, Muslims around the world gather just after sundown to break each day’s long fast together. For the second year in a row, the “Fasting 5k” will honor this tradition by bringing people together in four US cities to run in support of education. Last year, the event raised $15,000 to support Barakat’s programs…

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