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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Rotary News: Educating girls in Afghanistan

Razia and students

Rotary News: Meet Razia Jan, a Rotarian by membership, a humanitarian at heart, who is changing the lives of girls and women in Afghanistan. A member of RC Duxbury, RI District 7950, USA, she is also the winner of the CNN Top Ten Heroes, 2012 Award and multiple Rotary International Peace Awards ... all for her relentless work in educating girls.

“I cannot stop because a school was burnt in a neighbouring village. I cannot stop because children are being ruthlessly murdered in another country. Each day is a struggle ... a good struggle.” [Razia] says. “I am very small ... I have only one school and I hope and pray that it lasts forever.” Read the full article here.