Ginny Barahona (Afghanistan)


Ginny Barahona (Afghanistan)

Ginny Barahona (Afghan Women’s Network): Ginny worked with the North Philadelphia Public School System where she organized tutoring programs for four middle schools. This experience gave Ginny an interest in building communities through institutions and in the relationship between access to services and progress. At the time of her fellowship, Ginny was pursuing a Master’s degree at the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.



17 Oct

Education and Its Discontents

After negotiating a time and procedure to get out to the schools in Wardak province,

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Posted Oct 17, 2006

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17 Oct

Working the System

After one month in Kabul, I finally begin work on the education project I came

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Posted Oct 17, 2006

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17 Oct

“Have faith in Allah and tie your camel.”

Much has happened in the last week, proving that this saying, “Have faith in Allah

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Posted Oct 17, 2006

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27 Jul

A Night in Wardak Province

Upon reaching Godah district, our bumpy ride proved fruitless as we entered an empty mosque/school.

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Posted Jul 27, 2004

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08 Jul

Initial Impressions

90lbs. of crayons, $145 in overweight charges, a frightening 2.5 hours on Ariana Afghan Airlines,

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Posted Jul 08, 2004

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08 Jul

Life in “Manistan” (a term phrased by good friend Hamida Ghafour)

Present day Afghanistan is a country designed by, for and about men. Last week, I

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Posted Jul 08, 2004

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19 May

Beginning the Road May 19, 2004

In two weeks, I will travel to Kabul, Afghanistan and begin working with the Afghan

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Posted May 19, 2004

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