11 01, 2017

Don’t Let the Unstoppable Revolution for Girls’ Education Pass You By

January 11th, 2017|4 Comments

All over the world, the revolution for girl’s education is gaining strength. Young girls, mothers, daughters and wives are taking the first steps toward a future with education. People from all walks of life are standing with them, helping to provide schools and supplies, and give them a voice. Are you letting the revolution pass you by?

6 01, 2017

Creativity Can Carry Your Goals Through the New Year

January 6th, 2017|1 Comment

Last year closed with an exciting electricity. People all over the world felt a desire to mobilize, to raise their voices for the causes they believe in, and to band together to create change. With a new year and a blank slate stretched out before us, it may seem daunting to incorporate that momentum into your New Year’s resolutions and goals. If you’re creative, like our friends overseas, you might be surprised at the number of ways you can make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own, all without spending even one cent.

9 12, 2016

Graffiti Artists and Murals Bridge Cultures Half-Way Around the World

December 9th, 2016|3 Comments

Images can have meaning far beyond words. They become part of a universal language understood by all. Easy brush strokes, sharp sketches, and even graffiti evoke feelings that resonate with people from all walks of life. When barriers arise from language, distance, and culture, art can create a bridge to universal understanding and peace.

6 12, 2016

Girls’ Education: The Unstoppable Revolution

December 6th, 2016|7 Comments

There is a quiet revolution taking place in in the mountains, along the streams, in the cities, and the small villages throughout Central Asia. This revolution has nothing to do with warlords or violent clashes. It has everything to do with books, and pencils, and empowering women. This movement is an unstoppable revolution for girls' education. All through the region, girls and women are determined to go to school. Education gives them a future; it’s the key to becoming unstoppable.

2 12, 2016

5 Best Gift Ideas For The Journey of Hope Calendar

December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Holiday shopping can be stressful when you’re out of ideas for gift exchanges, work events, and the people that are hardest to shop for. The Journey of Hope wall calendar, filled with colorful and inspiring photos of the people and places in Central Asia, is the solution to these holiday shopping woes. Here are five gift conundrums the calendar can solve.

23 11, 2016

Violence Against Women A Roadblock To Education

November 23rd, 2016|2 Comments

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. In places like Central Asia, women face the threat of violence every day, especially pioneering women who break tradition to attend school. This blog is part of a three-part series, published at msmagazine.com, that tackles the violence women experience from their families, society, and culture. Education is key to ending violence, and our in-country partners are striving to create an environment that is safe for all students.

21 11, 2016

Charitable Giving Traditions Take Many Shapes and Forms

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Giving can also be tied to faith. In Religions like Buddhism, Christianity Judaism and Islam, giving to the poor or less fortunate is woven into the fabrics of devotion. Giving up a portion of your income can signify faith and thankfulness for God’s gifts throughout the year.