Students at Marefat high school Marefat and our library at Haider Abad school Our scholarship students at Bamyan Baba School Students at our partner school, Marefat

Bamyan Foundation

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Vetted since 2018
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Bamyan Foundation is a registered non-profit and non-partisan section 501(c)(3) organization located in Washington DC. We are dedicated to promoting and providing support in the following key areas: 1). Education and Humanitarian Aid Initiatives in the marginalized and persecuted Hazara communities in Afghanistan; 2). Community Development efforts to support the Hazara diaspora and the new evacuees in the United States; 3) Hazara refugees scattered around the world; and 4) Our priority is to support women and girls in said three key areas. Hazaras are one of the main ethnic/racial groups in Afghanistan, who are under increased risk of genocide in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, according to... read more

Project Leaders
Timor Karimy
Timor Karimy
Jeff Stern, Feroza Yari, Zahra Yagana

Project Reports

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Sep 4, 2023
Severe Water Shortage in Dasht-e-Barchi, Kabul
Thank you for your generous support to Help schools, victims of terror attacks and IDPS. Your donation has helped our team in providing over 1000 scholarships to at-risk youth, mostly girls,...
Jul 31, 2023
Underground Schools for Girls
Dear Friends, Girls beyond sixth grade remain banned from schools in Afghanistan. The Taliban government has further prohibited women from universities and employment. Most recently, they ordered...
Jun 15, 2023
Nowruz Event and Celebrating Baba Mazari's Legacy
Nowruz Celebration: Nowruz, the Persian new year, is celebrated on March 20th in many countries around the world with Persian influence, including Afghanistan. The Hazara-American community...
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