Support an Afghan Girl's Year at School

by School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA)
Support an Afghan Girl's Year at School

Project Report | Feb 17, 2022
Six Months On...

By Kevin Jones | Director of Communications

Dear SOLA friends,

We start this update with the words of our co-founder, Shabana Basij-Rasikh: "Six months ago, the Taliban entered Kabul. From that day to this moment, they've blocked millions of Afghan girls from their educations. I've never looked away. Our SOLA students haven't either."

Shabana's message -- part of a powerful Twitter thread posted earlier this week -- is reverberating around the world. It's a message that picks up and amplifies the themes of her most recent column in The Washington Post and of her talk at the TED Women conference in late 2021, a talk that's been viewed online more than 1.4 million times.

SOLA, as you'll see in the images Shabana shared on Twitter, is thriving in Rwanda, and your continued support of our girls and our mission means so much. We are profoundly grateful that you're with us, and as 2022 evolves and a new school year approaches, we hope that you will join us in keeping our eyes on those millions of Afghan girls for whom education remains only a dream. We will not look away. 

Kevin

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School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA)

Location: Boston, MA - USA
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Twitter: @solaafghanistan
Project Leader:
Shabana Basij-Rasikh
Boston , MA United States

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