A CAI supported teacher training was held January 1 to 17, 2016 for 74 teachers (14 male and 57 female) from seven different districts of Gilgit, Baltistan. Many traveled for days to attend, some with their young children in tow.
This summer, five schools that have consistently demonstrated a commitment to peace and education will be awarded the Peace Leader Award.
Every day Central Asia Institute and millions of people around the world fight for women – women’s education, women’s safety, and women’s empowerment. And every day women succeed.
Ami has advocated for educational development and equality in the U.S. for the past 20 years. Central Asia Institute has done the same in war-torn and impoverished areas of the world.
March is Women’s History Month. It’s a time to reflect on the women who fought to earn the right to vote, to achieve advanced degrees, and to pursue any vocation we choose.
As Women’s History Month begins and CAI reflects on major milestones in the organization’s history, we can’t help but look at the women’s education movement as a whole.
Central Asia Institute is based in Bozeman, Montana, where we certainly have our fair share of snow along with long, cold winters. But compared to some of the communities we work with, we’ve got it pretty easy.
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.
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.