After working for one-school year as a part-time teacher for seven, wildly smart and creative middle school kids, Apple hosted a screening of our 30-minute documentary to parents, friends and the public on Wednesday.
On this day we travel to a high school in Charikar in Parwan Province, a 90- minute car drive from Kabul centre. The school does not have electricity or running water but the students have more things on their minds. Computers.
Can’t see in on Vimeo? Watch it on YouTube.
We drive to Charikar today in Parwan Province. It’s about a 90-minute drive outside Kabul. I promised my family I would never leave Kabul, oops. Continue reading “Afghan Chronicles: Day Six, Charikar”
Billions of dollars are poured into Afghanistan each year to ostensibly bring stability to the war-ravaged country.
A lack of shared national or international vision or strategy, no security, rampant corruption, Afghanistan is a place most do not want to dwell. International donors, wanting a quick fix and an end to the Afghan war, throw millions of dollars at short-sighted projects that add little or no value to the Afghan community it vows to support. Continue reading “Afghanistan’s Great Donor Scandal: Higher Education”