Daily Archives: February 9, 2011

Not Giving Up Hope – Undertaking Mortenson’s Example

We are now five weeks into the semester, and it’s safe to say we’ve had our fair share of roadblocks. After all, it isn’t easy to promote a cause in a way that will influence people to take action. How … Continue reading

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The World We Live In

Education in Afghanistan is very different from education in the United States.  Ever since I was little, I thought of school as a chore.  It was something I didn’t really want to do, but knew I had to attend.  In … Continue reading

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The Harsh Life for a Child of Afghanistan

It’s hard for me to wrap my head around the horrible conditions that the children of Afghanistan are subjected to. The temperature in one of the main cities, Kabul, is, on average, freezing in the month of January. Snow is … Continue reading

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Our Project So Far

As you may know by now if you have been reading my blog entries or those of the other students in my class, we are sending school supplies to children in Afghanistan. We are concentrating our efforts on working with other … Continue reading

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Social Networking To Make A Difference

I have to admit that when I started this class, I was a little skeptical.  I wanted to take the class because I felt that this class, more than any of the others I could take, was the only class … Continue reading

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