Tag Archives: Sarai Quiel

$12.95 to ship a dream!

As we sat in class and discussed our progress on our end of the year goals, I realized Kati and I totally forgot about our money situation. For every APO box we send to Afghanistan, it costs $12.95. Doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

Sitting in class today, we went around the room and shared our experiences for the past week. It was exciting to hear all of the amazing progress my classmates have made! Three students have already exceeded the amount they need … Continue reading

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Hunting for School Supplies!

This past week Kati and I went on five hunts. Yes, FIVE hunts! I almost felt like the pirate Jack Sparrow trying to find the lucrative treasure. The lucrative treasure being our twenty boxes of school supplies. To better organize … Continue reading

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Events, Events, Events!

HRH Edward of Wales once wrote, “He who whispers down a well about the goods he has to sell will never make as many dollars as he who climbs a tree and hollers.” In order to promote our school supplies … Continue reading

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Working hard to achieve our goals

This Tuesday was a super busy day for me. Not only was I dreading a class PowerPoint presentation (which I’m pretty sure I aced!), but I had two opportunities to speak to some student organizations about School Supplies for Afghan … Continue reading

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Taking advice and using it

Time. It seemed like we had all the time in the world to make this organization a success. I can’t believe how fast this semester has gone by! We’re about halfway through the semester and I can’t help but reflect … Continue reading

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Our class gets on TV

In a society where we’re constantly shown either the evils of the world or the latest Hollywood scandal, it’s great to see a news piece that shows the goodness of mankind. It was the second week of class that the … Continue reading

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Education is life itself

This past week I came across an interesting article by CNN called “Afghan Infants Fed Pure Opium”. Naturally since I’m involved in a charity for Afghan children, I read the article which turned out to be an eye-opening piece. Over … Continue reading

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Can we ever hope to see any permanent peace and security?

  I remember my first international charity that was dear to my heart. It was the Invisible Children organization helping to stop the abduction of African children where they are forced to fight in an army. This organization has been rebuilding … Continue reading

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