Maryam A. introduction

After graduating from a high school in Pakistan, Maryam A. returned to Afghanistan and started high school over again so she would be able to write in Dari and learn Afghanistan’s history and geography. She recently graduated from a university in Afghanistan and is searching for scholarships so she can undertake her Master’s degree.

The Ambitions of Children

The Ambitions of Children

When I was nine years old and my brother was ten, we made plans for 2010. We decided we would be making our own money; we could buy a car, a house, own a business, and make our parents proud.

My School in Jawzjan (part 2)

My School in Jawzjan (part 2)

School starts at 7 a.m. and goes until noon. We would like to serve lunch to the students some day and when we are able to do so, we will keep school open in the afternoon, too. At an additional cost of $15 per student, lunch would exceed our budget.

My School in Jawzjan

My School in Jawzjan

Five years ago I never dreamed that I would open a private school. But now I own a school where we have 120 students and there will be more in the coming year, enshallah.

My University Days

My University Days

I just smile and think / What is life? / Wind blowing / Leaves dance in the trees / Students are passing me / laughing, talking, smiling / Busy friends, happy to be in class