News about the foundation, girls' education, and women's rights in Afghanistan
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In the Carlisle Mosquito: Carlisle School students, led by the school’s sixth graders, have donated over $1,600 to support Afghanistan girls who wish to attend school. The sixth graders have been studying the book, Razia’s Ray of Hope: One Girl’s Dream of an Education by local author Elizabeth Suneby. Moved by the true story of a young Afghanistan girl’s struggle to attend school, they and the whole school community were inspired to raise funds to send girls to school. As a special treat, Razia Jan, the founder of the girl’s school, Zabuli Education Center, on which the book is based, visited the Carlisle School on June 12 in the company of Suneby. Jan is an Afghan-American who, after 9/11, made it her mission to open a school for girls in war-torn Afghanistan. Read the full article here.