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: Meet Majeeda!

Student Profile: Meet Fatema!

Security Measures

Our schools are blessed to have strong support from the community. Villagers keep an eye on our facilities and watch for any unusual activity. That said, we are vigilant in ensuring the safety of our students and staff. To that end, steel wiring protecting the perimeter of the Razia Jan Institute has just been installed. It may not be beautiful, but it's a necessary security measure.

Steel Wiring Security

Student Profile: Kamela


Kamela began attending the Zabuli Education Center in the fourth grade in 2009. Now, she is 19 years old and in the twelfth grade. She is calm and well-behaved. Her favorite classes are English and computer. In her spare time, Kamela likes to listen to music and read interesting books.

Kamela has four brothers and four sisters. Her eldest sister is married with four children and her second sister is also married with three children; both of these sisters studied until grade six and then married. Kamela’s third and fourth sisters, Feroza and Reema, study at the Zabili Education Center in grades seven and four.

Kamela’s eldest brother attended school until the eighth grade and is now engaged. Her second brother studied until the tenth grade. Kamela’s third brother and fourth brothers are in grades eleven and ten; both studying at a public school in Deh'Subz.

Kamela wants to become a doctor in the future and to serve her people. Her greatest wishes are for peace and stability all around the world.