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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Student Profile: Marwa

Marwa Student ProfileMarwa is 6 years old. She is one of nine siblings. She started kindergarten at the Zabuli Education Center in 2009, and was first in her class. She just finished first grade this year and was first in her class again.

She loves to sing and likes to draw and color. She has a small doll that she carries with her all the time. Marwa hopes that one day she will have a big doll.

When asked what she wants to be when she grows up, Mawra answered, "I want to be an engineer." When asked, "What is an engineer?" Mawra answered, "I am too young to know that, but when I grow up and become an engineer, I will tell you all about it."

Note from Razia: Winter Session

Razia Jan: On December 18, 2010, we launched a new session of winter classes at the Zabuli Education Center. To our surprise, every single one of our students enrolled in the program. We need new books and notebooks to accommodate our winter session. We also have to equip three more rooms with stoves. We're delighted by the continued enthusiasm of our students.