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This org’s unique approach to empowering girls in Afghanistan

Growing up in a country where women and girls are often treated as inferior, Samaana knows what it’s like to feel like a second-class citizen. The 10th grader, who attends a high school in Afghanistan, has been called weak, servant, sheep, and unintelligent. And even if Samaana knew how to stand up for herself, doing so could be risky.

3 ways you inspire us…

You continue to inspire us by demonstrating just how powerful it is when people use their time, gifts, and resources to impact something beyond themselves.

How reading to their parents is helping these girls stay in school

At the Cooperative Middle School of San Pedro Petz, Guatemala, a group of eighth grade girls and their mothers participate in their first workshop of the year. The workshop teaches students and their parents about the Family Reading Time program, where the girls will bring books home and read to their families.


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