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Read, Watch, and Listen. Your Central Asia Study Guide.

Read, Watch, And Listen: Your Central Asia Study Guide BOOKS Defiant DreamsBy Sola Mahfouz and Malaina Kapoor, 2023Mahfouz and Kapoor shed light on the experiences of everyday Afghan girls and...
Student reading from a book

Other ways to give

Other Ways to Give Whether you choose to give a direct monetary donation, a gift of stock, or an in-kind gift, CAI appreciates your support. And we’re excited to tell...
Landscape in Pakistan

Tackling the Climate Crisis on the Frontlines

Tackling the Climate Crisis on the Frontlines By Nicolas Pavoncelli Over the past year, Central Asia Institute has been working closely with our partners on the ground to understand how...
Korphe Pakistan

A Closer Look at Central Asia Institute’s Impact in Pakistan

A Closer Look at Central Asia Institute’s Impact in Pakistan By Libby DaghlianCentral Asia Institute’s story begins in 1996 in the mountainous region of Gilgit-Baltistan in northern Pakistan. Today, CAI...
Mina Sherzoy

PROFILE: Mina Sherzoy CAI Board Member

PROFILE: Mina Sherzoy CAI Board Member CAI Board member Mina Sherzoy has never been one to shy away from a challenge. From empowering Afghan women to pursuing a career in...
Afsona - Teacher in Tajikistan

Scholarship Spotlight on Afsona

Scholarship Spotlight on Afsona By Libby DaghlianFor more than 20 years, Central Asia Institute has supported students in Tajikistan with scholarships to continue their higher education studies. Falling under the...
Landscape in Pakistan

Early Learning in Pakistan

Early Learning in Pakistan By Libby Daghlian Nestled in the breathtaking mountains of Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan region, the city of Dain is home to a thoughtful young preschooler named Moheed.Coming from...
Construction workers at preschool in Tajikistan

Building a bright future

Building a bright future By Libby DaghlianImagine the start of a perfect school day. You might envision the faces of smiling children waving goodbye to their parents. There might be...
Afghan woman with black hijab

Tracking Women’s Rights in Afghanistan: A Timeline

Tracking Women’s Rights in Afghanistan: A Timeline Shortly after seizing power on August 15, 2021, the Taliban announced, “We are going to allow women to study and work within our...
Afghan girls in CBE classroom

Afghans Hold On to Hope and Ask the World to Do the Same

Afghans Hold On to Hope and Ask the World to Do the Same By Molly ShapiroWhen the United States withdrew from Afghanistan in August 2021 and the Taliban took over,...
Ayub Teacher in Pakistn

Pakistan: From CAI Graduate to CAI Teacher

Pakistan: From CAI Graduate to CAI Teacher By Shahzadi Imrana Jalil, Moawin Foundation When Ayub was a boy living in Haiderabad, a remote village in the mountainous Gilgit-Baltistan region of...
Khatera at the CBE School in Afghanistan

Be a Force for Education

Be a Force for Education. Create a Legacy Today! By Marianne Monoc Imagine a world in which women and girls have the education and skills to unlock their full potential...

Ramadan Mubarak 2023

Ramadan Mubarak During Ramadan 2023, Central Asia Institute partners, staff, and program participants shared their reflections on the holiday. From finding strength in fasting to putting more passion into work,...

The promise of an education

The promise of an education: Gul Naz starts second grade For eight-year-old Gul Naz, the thawing of winter in her remote Afghan village meant more than just warmer days ahead—it...
Children in Afghan homeschool

Afghanistan Update: Making Education Possible – One Girl at a Time

Afghanistan Update: Making Education Possible – One Girl at a Time The news stories from Afghanistan continue to be grim. Growing poverty and hunger. Increasing  repression of women and girls....

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