COVID-19 Response: Help Afghan Girls and Families

by Sahar Education
COVID-19 Response: Help Afghan Girls and Families
Aug 20, 2021

Many Thanks

Dear Friend of Sahar,

Thank you for your on-going support of Sahar Education. Your generous contributions are especially important as we continue to work with Afghan communities to respond to the on-going challenges of COVID-19.

In the months of July and August, schools were closed due to an uptick in COVID-19 cases. Schools reopened briefly for a short exam period. At this time, due to the recent increase in security concerns across Afghanistan, we have made the difficult decision to pause program operations and the construction of our boarding school until September 12, 2021. We will continue to employ and support our Afghan staff during this time. The safety of our staff is our priority. It is our hope that we will be able to resume operations in the fall. 

Sahar believes in the future of Afghanistan and its people and we must support them now in every way possible. We have taken down our social media accounts to protect the women and girls we have served. 

As members of our community, donors, and champions of girls’ education, we ask you to join us and continue your commitment to the education of Afghan girls during these challenging times.   Thank you for standing with us in support of Afghanistan and girls education.

We are incredibly grateful to have you on this journey with us. 




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Sahar Education

Location: Seattle, WA - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @SaharEducation
Project Leader:
Ginna Brelsford
Seattle, WA United States

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