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27 11, 2015

A philosophy of Giving

November 27th, 2015|0 Comments

For Somia, it seems, giving is a philosophy – a principle she lives by. Not only does Somia give one-time year end donations, she also donates 3% of all big purchases she makes.

25 11, 2015

Giving thanks: Lincoln, education, and dreams

November 25th, 2015|0 Comments

Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the United States, a day to come together with friends and family to celebrate blessings and accomplishments.

30 10, 2015

Concern increases as relief efforts hindered after earthquake

October 30th, 2015|5 Comments

earthquake updates from Afghanistan Tajikistan Pakistan

23 10, 2015

Start something for HER

October 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Central Asia Institute is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting, new peer-to-peer fundraising movement – HER: Hope. Educate. Rise.

16 09, 2015

Back to school with Pennies for Peace

September 16th, 2015|0 Comments

As the new school year starts and students head back to school, Pennies for Peace (P4P) is launching an exciting, newly-enhanced service learning program.

8 09, 2015

Risking your life for change

September 8th, 2015|0 Comments

“With women willing to lay down their lives for education, “said Thaden “It seems absurd that we can’t give up our daily cup of coffee for a month to provide one of these young women with a scholarship.”

25 08, 2015

Dreaming Freely In Afghanistan

August 25th, 2015|2 Comments

Is Studying Astronomy an Impossible Wish in Afghanistan?

24 06, 2015

Adapting to a shifting environment

June 24th, 2015|3 Comments

The operating environment for non-governmental organizations working in countries like Afghanistan and Pakistan has become more and more tenuous over the years.

8 06, 2015

Why this Veteran is Investing in Girls’ Education on Memorial Day

June 8th, 2015|0 Comments

“They want education for their children,” he said. “Right now they have only a three-walled building. No roof. No supplies. Girls go in the morning and boys in the afternoon. Education is very important to them.”

5 05, 2015

Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Day, say thank you

May 5th, 2015|0 Comments

in 1953 Congress created National Teacher Appreciation Day.