Central Asia Institute

By Dustin Thompson | Central Asia Institute - Nonprofit NGO promoting education & literacy, especially for girls, in remote areas of Pakistan, Afghanistan & Tajikistan centralasiainstitute.org

The Many Agents Of Tajikistan's Path To Peace

The man who will be taking much of the credit for achieving peace in Tajikistan is President Emomali Rahmon. Rahmon was indeed a part of efforts to …

Afghanistan

Top 10 Reasons To Support Girls’ Education

Madonna announced she plans to sell a 1921 cubist painting, “Three Women,” by Fernand Léger to help raise money for girls’ education projects in …

Geography

Romeoville School Wins Prestigious 'Pennies For Peace' Award

ROMEOVILLE, IL -- Central Asia Institute (CAI) and Pennies for Peace announced that A.Vito Martinez Middle School is one of six schools worldwide to receive the Peace Leader Award.<p>The Peace Leader Awards recognize students and educators around the world who have committed to a cause and made a …

Education

It was a brutal killing that shocked Afghanistan. Now, the outrage has faded.

KABUL — From the steps of the old, blue-domed shrine, if you look past the families feeding pigeons on the plaza below and the lines of clogged traffic beyond, you can glimpse the stark, white stone monument two blocks away, rising from a platform next to the street.<p>If you approach it, following …

Women's Rights

Educate a Girl, Change the World

<b>For two decades, Central Asia Institute has promoted and provided education for girls in areas of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan where access</b> …

Spring Campaign 2017 Footsteps

We can start with projects like these:<p><b>Ray-e-Abisham Primary School</b> <br>Generations of girls will drop out, or be forced to drop out, of school if …

Education

Recognizing Women’s Rights in Education on International Women’s Day

This year International Women’s Day carries a significant weight. As the Women’s Revolution has been heating up around the world, women and men from …

Health Care

Delivering babies in a war zone

For women in Afghanistan, having a baby can be deadly — with about one in 50 women dying as a result of pregnancy or childbirth.<p>Key points:<p>About …

Pregnancy

In post-Taliban Kabul, a new generation of educated women is making itself heard

Kabul

Japan announces $7m grant for Afghans in Pakistan

KABUL (Pajhwok): Japan has announced a $7 million contribution to the UN refugee agency UNHCR and World Food Programme (WFP) to support the Afghan …

Pakistan

Perspectives Asia: Politics of Food

Food is a highly political issue. Nowhere is this more true than in Asia. This publication seeks to illustrate some conflicting issues in the field …

Food

Central Asia Educational Trust – CAET

Gallery<p>OUR PROJECTS<p>Supporting Schools<p>Provision of Study Material<p>Construction & Repairing Of Schools<p>Teachers Training<p>Educational Scholarship<p>Vocational …

Central Asia

St. Andrews Student's Peer-to-Peer Fundraiser is Helping Girls in Central Asia

People all over the world have been having conversations about the best ways to get involved with causes dear to their hearts. How can we make a …

Education