The “Solution to Terrorism”

“I am convinced that the long-term solution to terrorism in general, and Afghanistan specifically, is education,” Lt. Col. Christopher Kolenda, who works on the Afghan front lines, told New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof earlier this year.

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2008 Walk for Literacy Raises $21,000

Walkers We’d like to extend a big thank you to everyone who helped to make Barakat’s first major fundraiser a huge success. Over 130 people came to the event. Together we raised $21,000 for our literacy programs for girls and women in Afghanistan.

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