Melad Fund

As part of Barakat’s school programs we send a doctor to the school’s in both countries twice a year to give the students check ups and to help treat any medical conditions that would normally keep the student from going to school. At the most recent doctor visit to Mullah Krim Nazar School, it was…

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2016 Walk for Literacy

2016 Walk for Literacy [do_widget id=’enhancedtextwidget-2′] Join us for the 9th Annual Walk for Literacy on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Barakat’s Walk for Literacy is an annual event that raises both awareness and funds for our important mission of educating and empowering children and women in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Barakat is dedicated to providing exemplary basic education in Afghanistan and Pakistan:…

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Ersari Rug

A Chance to WIN a Beautiful Ersari Rug!   Afghanistan’s centuries-old carpet industry has some of the most highly skilled weavers in the world. Hand-knotted rugs are Afghanistan’s largest legal export, with one million Afghans working directly or indirectly in the industry. Afghan weavers have maintained their traditional method of creating entirely handmade carpets, from…

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2016 Walk General Donation

2016 Walk for Literacy [do_widget id=’enhancedtextwidget-2′] Make a General Donation To donate to support an individual walker, please put in their name in the “Add special instructions to the seller” field in Pay Pal. To donate to support a team, please put in the name of the walker you want to sponsor AND the Name of the…

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2015 Walk for Literacy

2015 Walk for Literacy [do_widget id=’enhancedtextwidget-2′] Join us for the 8th Annual Walk for Literacy on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Barakat’s Walk for Literacy is an annual event that raises both awareness and funds for our important mission of educating and empowering children and women in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Barakat is dedicated to providing exemplary basic education in Afghanistan and Pakistan:…

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What's New

From time to time, this page is updated with information about our schools and programs in Afghanistan and Pakistan. For a list of events in and around Cambridge generated by Barakat and our supporters please refer to our Upcoming Events page. Check out our new video about us from Engaging Video Solutions! Updates from Pakistan June…

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Staff

      Sumera Sahar – Country Director, Pakistan Sumera Sahar has been working with the Afghan community in Attock, Pakistan since 1995. She started teaching at Barakat’s Ersari Elementary School that same year and continued till 1997. She was then appointed as Principal and served in that role till 2004. In March 2004, she…

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2014 Walk for Literacy

Saturday, September 27, 2014 Winthrop Park, 10 AM Registration Fee: $30.00 Phone: 617-876-3830 events@barakatworld.org www.barakatworld.org/Walk Join us for the 7th Annual Walk for Literacy on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Barakat’s Walk for Literacy is an annual event that raises both awareness and funds for our important mission of educating and empowering children and women in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Barakat is dedicated…

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Barakat E3 2014

{loadposition EEE_position} Event Details Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Microsoft NERD Center,  1 Memorial Drive, Ste. 100, Cambridge, MA 02142 6:30-9:00 PM Registration Fee: $20.00   Phone: 617-876-3830 events@barakatworld.org     Map & Directions Celebrate an elegant evening to learn about the power of three "E's" — Engage. Educate. Empower.       This event features 20 years of Barakat's work,…

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Fasting 5K – The Spirit of Ramadan

The Fasting 5K Run has humble origins – a small group of friends wanting to incorporate the American love of running with a unique twist: celebrating the spirit of Ramadan by helping others! This group approached Barakat in 2013 to propose a run that would raise $2,500 for one of our school’s computer labs. Well,…

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