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Thoughts - The Miracle Worker

Recently I watched The Miracle Worker movie, which is based on the story of Helen Keller. While I knew the story of Helen Keller since childhood, since there was a chapter about her in one of my subject books, watching the movie had a deeper impact. 845 more words

Being A Mother

Women in History: Deborah Fisher Wharton

A couple years ago, my sister-in-law shared with me an awesome discovery about my great-great-great grandmother, who I had never been told about before–Deborah Fisher Wharton. 153 more words

Women's Rights

Supporting Women's Education in Afghanistan

From:                    Office of Lady Jamileh Kharrazi at Toos Foundation
U.S. Contact:               Leyla Pour 917-456-7007

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Prominent Philanthropist and Humanitarian Lady Jamileh Kharrazi Whose Recent Efforts Focused on Women’s Education in Afghanistan is Attending the 2017 Annual Friends of the American University of Afghanistan (FAUAF) Benefit Dinner in Washington, DC. 377 more words

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Projects for Fiscal Year 2017–18—Part 1

by BGR Staff

At the BGR board’s annual projects meeting on May 7, the board approved 28 projects for partnership grants in the next fiscal year, at a total cost of $480,000. 1,743 more words

Engaged Buddhism

Rural Knowledge Meets Tech Innovation: What Ultra-Poor Entrepreneurs Can Teach the World | NextBillion

***Rural Development Series: Barefoot College, a Beacon of Hope***

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            Barefoot College. founded in India over 40 years ago, has emerged as an international force in rural development. 122 more words

Honduran women light the way by United Nations Development Programme

***Community Development Series: Barefoot College & Women Advancing***

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          I am a great admirer of Barefoot College and the work it is doing to educate women in its home country of India and around the world in becoming solar engineers for their communities. 80 more words

How millions of Afghan women are fighting to transform their lives

***World Economic Forum Series: Afghan Women***

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          It is impossible to over-estimate the importance of women in transforming a nation. 87 more words