- Sahar vetted as the Top Ranked Organization in 2016 by GlobalGiving.
Afghan Boarding School Design with UW Students
by Malahat Mazaher Designing a boarding school for Afghanistan is as complex to the University of Washington students of architecture as the concept of having one is for Afghans. This quarter these aspiring architects are taught by our own Board member, Dave Miller, and their project is to design a boarding school in Afghanistan. Rebecca...
Sahar’s New Fellow
Sahar has a new fellow! Malahat began working with Sahar as a fellow in November 2016. Before that she served as an intern at Sahar. She is from Afghanistan and came to the United States for her studies. She graduated from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania, with a double major in International Affairs (IA) and Economics....
Fall Event Success
With contributions from our generous guests and board members, we raised $103,000 at our 4th Annual Fundraising Event. This money will fully fund our pilot coding project for Afghan girls next year. Thank you to Grace Rivera for our event photos, Coe Elementary for their dedication to our organization, our sponsors (listed below) and our...
#GivingTuesday November 29th, 2016
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. This year it falls on November 29. If you donate on Tuesday November 29, your gift will be doubled by the match up to $1,000 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. To make a donation head over to our Global Giving site. Matching begins at 00:00:01 a.m. EST.
Sahar Receives New Grant for Early Marriage Prevention
Sahar is pleased to announce it has received a $25,000 grant from the International Foundation. These funds will support the Early Marriage Prevention program. Early marriage in Afghanistan remains a common custom. Our program aims to keep girls in school until graduation from high school. We work with girls in 5th-12th grades to improve these...