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Education in Afghanistan
Shabana Basij-Rasikh speaks about her effort to gain an education during Taliban rule, detailing the perils she faced. Learn more about the effort to educate Afghan girls »
Dreams Come True
It's amazing how a bit of persistence can change the world. Leonore Goldschmidt did - outsmarting Hitler to teach children in need. Must-watch.
Teachers like Dr. Sakena Yacoobi have dedicated their careers to fighting back against the extremists who would deny females educations. See how she’s helping the youngest generation of Afghan girls reach their potential in this incredible video.
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In 2001, after the Taliban were overthrown, the Afghan government, along with the help of international aid agencies, began to slowly rebuild the education system. Before the opening of the Zabuli Education Center, girls in area villages had no way to obtain even the most basic formal education.
This Gift That Gives More helps cover the cost of a girl's school year at the Zabuli Education Center: her school supplies, books, lunches, even her uniform and shoes.