Tagged as: #Food4School

REACHING OUT AND LIFTING UP.

The Issue of Access For many people, Afghanistan has become synonymous with an image of the decades-long conflict that has gripped the country. It has become difficult to see past the devastation highlighted in global headlines, and even harder to consider the lifestyles of the conflict’s most vulnerable. UNICEF reports,

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Afghanistan a Land of Mystery and Ancient Culture

Afghanistan is a land of mystery, with a rich and ancient culture. It is also a country with a long history of domination by foreign conquerors and strife among internally warring factions. It lies at the gateway between Asia and Europe, and today this country is under attack from the

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Aisha is a 12th grade student with Educate Girls Now.

Aisha is a 12th grade student with Educate Girls Now.  Before joining our program she missed a lot school. Now she is doing very well and plans to go to college.

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Watch 180 Degrees of Impact’s conversation with Educate Girls Now’s Director Marilyn Mosley Gordanier

Marilyn Mosley Gordanier has been a leader in the education realm for 40 years. Having helped start one of the United States’ first home schooling programs and having launched the first online home schooling program in the world, Marilyn pioneered the creation of educational options for non-traditional students, with 8,000

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The Importance of Educating Girls by 17 year old Mia Davies

I am a girl, and I am educated. Even before I started schooling, my parents would sit me down for lessons first in reading and spelling, and then languages, geography, and history. I cannot remember a time when my bedroom walls were not covered in academic posters and stocked bookshelves.

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How Can Afghanistan Put a Stop to Child Marriages? By Anais Wardak

Earlier this year, Afghanistan took an unprecedented policy step in the battle against the ‘child bride’ custom by launching the National Action Plan to Eliminate Early and Child Marriage. Activists are hopeful the plan will become more than a piece of paper, despite clear challenges ahead and the government’s poor

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Mothers Are The Key to Educating Girls – Marilyn Mosley Gordanier Contributor

It been said that “When you educate a girl, you educate a nation”. Yet, the key to making this work is often overlooked – empowering and supporting mothers. This is not a new issue in countries such as Afghanistan which has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world.

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Food 4 School: Feeding and educating Afghan girls Posted by INKLINE

The Emmy-nominated documentary trailer of #GirlRising opens with recorded broadcast news of 14 yr. old #Malala Yousafzai shot in the head for fighting for girls’ rights to education in #Afghanistan. Nine girls from different countries – Sierra Leone, Cambodia, Nepal, Egypt, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Peru, India, and Haiti – are then

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When the first day of the new school year starts in Afghanistan on Thursday, 3.7 million boys and girls won’t be in attendance, because of increased violence, displacement and poverty. The total number — roughly one in three school-age Afghan children — is expected to grow this year as violence

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Food4School: Getting Girls in the Classroom by Feeding Their Families by Alexandra Bradford

With her Food4School program, educator Marilyn Mosley Gordanier hopes that giving families money to buy food will allow them to pay for their daughters’ education and keep them from turning to child marriage to make ends meet. Marilyn Mosley Gordanier’s life changed the day she sat down in front of

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