Razia's Ray of Hope

Razia’s Ray of Hope News

News about the foundation, girls' education, and women's rights in Afghanistan

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Girl power, Afghan style

Duxbury Clipper: “The main function room at the Senior Center was lined with photographs from the Zabuli School for Girls as Razia Jan returned to Duxbury to update residents and donors on the school’s progress. The smiling faces of the young women were reminders of the good Duxbury natives have done for students halfway around the world."

Wellesley resident Patti Quigley helping to raise funds to educate girls in Afghanistan

Wellesley Townsman: “More than 6,700 miles from Ground Zero, a group of more than 200 school girls can trace the promise of their educations directly back to the events of 9/11, a Duxbury businesswoman, and a Wellesley resident. 'I wanted to make some sense of all the madness that is happening,' said Afghanistan-born Razia Jan. In 2008, with the help of Wellesley resident Patti Quigley and others, she founded an all girls’ school in Deh Sabz, a city near Kabul."