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4 02, 2016

Mongol Rally: Jackson and The Mama’s Boys

February 4th, 2016|0 Comments

He knows the impact that $10,000 can have within the communities where HER and CAI work. Since all of these funds will go towards supporting educational programs, they will make a distinct impact in communities of Tajikistan, where the boys will happen to be driving through. So, Jackson and The Mama’s Boys aren’t just adventurous young travelers, they are change makers. And they are inspiring change in HER name.

3 02, 2016

Pennies for Peace Promotes the Importance of Service

February 3rd, 2016|3 Comments

Bozeman, Montana, CAI’s hometown, embraced a new chapter of our Pennies for Peace (P4P) program, launching initiatives around town. Events started on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (also recognized as the National Day of Service) and continued through the month of January. Along with fundraising efforts, including coin collections to go towards the promotion of education for girls and women in remote regions of Central Asia, the goal of the events was to raise awareness of the importance of giving back.

31 01, 2016

Change.org and HER

January 31st, 2016|0 Comments

The world has been fighting terrorism in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan for years. The solution is education and economic opportunity for women and girls. How can you help? Inspire change in these war-torn communities by joining the HER movement. HER helps fund girls’ education with the power of people like you.

27 01, 2016

New Officers Elected to CAI Board of Directors

January 27th, 2016|0 Comments

According to its governing bylaws, the board of Central Asia Institute elected its slate of officers at the recent January meeting.

24 01, 2016

Paint, stitch, or sew your way to peace

January 24th, 2016|0 Comments

“In order to ‘share the good life’ that I've been blessed with, I want my company to support organizations that effectively provide educational opportunities where none exist,” Kathy explains.

20 01, 2016

Anya Creates for HER

January 20th, 2016|0 Comments

The art show had a successful turnout, and Anya donated a generous portion of the show profit to HER. Thank you Anya for promoting peace through education, one beautiful painting at a time!

19 01, 2016

Stephen Colbert Fund Supports Central Asia Institute

January 19th, 2016|3 Comments

But this hasn’t deterred CAI Executive Director Jim Thaden from digging into a pint of Ben & Jerry’s AmeriCone Dream – an ice cream flavor created in partnership with Late Show television host, Stephen Colbert.

13 01, 2016

The Art of Teaching: CAI Hosts Teacher Training in Gilgit

January 13th, 2016|4 Comments

The teacher trainings are designed to specifically address the national curriculum 2006 subject competencies, but they are also customized to suit the needs of these teachers in remote regions with little in the way of books and supplies.

6 01, 2016

Make a New Year’s Resolution?

January 6th, 2016|0 Comments

In 2016, let CAI help you reach your goal and at the same time you can help girls and boys in Central Asia get the education they so desperately want.

23 12, 2015

Top 10 Ways Education Promotes Peace

December 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Over the holidays, we often see images of doves, that well known symbol of peace and tranquility, and we hear mentions of good will towards others and peace on earth. It’s as if hearts around the world soften during this time of year, and family, friends, and gratitude come to the forefront.