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STUDENTS

girls' education

Improving Girls’ Education in Developing Countries: Creating a Better Future, One Life at a Time

Improving Girls’ Education in Developing Countries: Creating a Better Future, One Life at a Time The plight of uneducated women in developing countries has thousands of faces. But with so...
Shabnam Student Story

Shabnam

Courage, a dream and a better life: The story of a fatherless girl from the high mountains of remote Pakistan. Here is Shabnam’s story, in her own words. My name...
School books

In Their Own Words: Scholarship Stories from Tajikistan

In Their Own Words: Scholarship Stories from Tajikistan In Tajikistan, poverty is one of the largest barriers to higher education. All too often promising students must end their academic dreams...

TEACHERS

Ghulam Nabi -Teacher in classroom

Together, we turned Giving Tuesday into Teacher Tuesday

Together, we turned Giving Tuesday into Teacher Tuesday When Umeed Primary School in remote Pakistan ran into financial difficulty, Ghulam Nabi continued teaching. For nearly a year, he worked without...
womens' empowerment

Women’s Empowerment through Education

Women’s Empowerment through Education Gaining the Power of Choice in Central Asia We don’t usually spend time considering the impacts of human choice unless our power to choose for ourselves...
Afghan woman

A Woman’s Place

This article is an excerpt from the 2017 Journey of Hope magazine. If you like this story, you can order or download the entire magazine for free and read more...

SCHOOLS

School construction in Barushan Tajikistan

Hope comes to Barushan

Hope comes to Barushan The villagers in the mountain community of Barushan in remote Tajikistan are abuzz. Old and young …

Kindergarten 5 Tajikistan

Video: Principal Thanks You For Helping Kindergarteners

Video: Principal Thanks You For Helping Kindergarteners Your past support has changed the lives of hundreds of children enrolled at …

Udit School Tajikistan

In Pictures: Tajik Village Celebrates New School That You Made Possible

In Pictures: Tajik Village Celebrates New School That You Made Possible

CAREERS

gender equality

Gender Equality in Afghan Education: Building a new start for a nation in turmoil

Gender Equality in Afghan Education: Building a new start for a nation in turmoil We want the education by which character is formed, the strength of mind is increased, the...
Sweets

What’s cooking in Afghanistan? One woman’s struggle to work

What's cooking in Afghanistan? One woman's struggle to work With more than 60 percent of its population currently under the age of 25, Afghanistan is on the verge of a...
Men in front of school

Computer Skills Training in Northern Afghanistan is Revitalizing Schools

Computer Skills Training in Northern Afghanistan is Revitalizing Schools In northern Afghanistan most schools don’t have computers. Teachers and administrators must keep track of grades, attendance, and lessons by hand....

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