As the rest of Boston hunkers down to brave frigid February temperatures, Barakat Program Director Arti Pandey and Barakat co-founder Chris Walter are hitting the road. Arti and Chris will visit our programs in Afghanistan next month to meet with our students and staff and will begin a needs assessment for a new project in India.
One of the greatest strengths of Barakat's model is that we work with current community leaders to develop future community leaders. Our Afghan staff know the community because it's their home. As a result, our programs and curricula are fueled not by