Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan

by Sahar Education
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
May 7, 2021

Thank you for your support!

Dear Friends of Sahar,

Your steadfast support of Afghan girls education has made a world of difference in the lives of women like Halima university bound graduates of Sahar’s programs in Mazar-i-Sharif. We continue to recognize that by educating the next generation of Afghan leaders, Sahar’s work is a part of creating a better world. With the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan looming, the reverberations of decades of war surface when envisioning the direction for the future of girls’ education.

Even with the tremendous strides Sahar has made by building and repairing 18 war-torn schools and providing access to education for over 250,000 girls, students like Halima reflect on the persistent challenges facing her community, “Afghan society is still a male dominated society. People do not believe in the power of their daughters. They think that only boys can do anything.” Halima is part of a crucial generation in Afghanistan. According to the UN Population Fund, 63.7% of the population is under the age of 25, positioning youth as a vital force for strong leadership and peace in the country. 

“I wish to become self-sufficient and serve my nation along with my brothers. Women are not only for staying at home and doing housework. I have so many plans and I really want to fulfill them. I want to be a midwife and enter university to become a professor of English.” - Halima

On behalf of Halima and Afghan girls education, thank you for your on-going support of Sahar! 

With Gratitude,

Ginna

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Sahar Education

Location: Seattle, WA - USA
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Project Leader:
Catherine Gelband
Seattle, WA United States
$197,923 raised of $230,000 goal
 
2,236 donations
$32,077 to go
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