Working at Trust in Education has been an amazing experience. As TIE is a grassroots organization, volunteers are the heart of soul of the group, and TIE volunteers are the best. I want to thank you for all you have given to the people of Afghanistan, and all I have learned from you in the Read more
Wish List 2012 Additional teacher $1310 year Supplies per class $300 year Computer class $3000 1st year English class Read more
Michelle Toy and Brent Cannon of NBC interview Budd about the work of Trust in Education in spring of 2008. Though several years old, this Emmy-nominated video does a great job of showing why the work of Trust in Education is so important .
More than 30 volunteers from Trust in Education formed a bucket brigade to pack 20,000 packages of rice–that is worth 120,000 meals–to send to Afghanistan. These enthusiastic volunteers packed 800 buckets in 2 hours–a new record! The meals, donated by Stop Hunger Now, will be send to Afghanistan through the Denton Program. In Kabul, our Read more
Our solar ovens have arrived in Kabul! Trust in Education gathered leaders from camps of “Internally Displaced Persons” (refugees) to teach them how to cook using solar and give them a few ovens to try out. We will let you know how it goes….Thanks to all the volunteers who built the ovens!
Come hear Budd speak! Invite your friends and neighbors. This is a rare opportunity for those living on the East Coast to hear about Trust in Education first hand and ask all your questions of Budd 10/31/11: World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, Student Programs (for high school students) 11/1/11: Open to Public: Middle East Center, University Read more
The volunteers had a big job to do, with all the stuff dropped off over the past few months…. But everyone became part of the assembly line, and the contents were packed very fast. Everyone enjoyed working hard, knowing Read more
Several big events for Trust in Education coming up this weekend! Rebuild Afghanistan Summit If it seems like Afghanistan is a land arid of possibilities, on Saturday October 22 you have the opportunity to hear from a lot of people who are working to change that. The Rebuild Afghan Summit is hosting Budd and Read more
As “The Girl Effect” so aptly describes, educating girls makes a big difference to society in the long run: * When a girl in the developing world receives seven or more years of education, she marries four years later and has 2.2 fewer children. * An extra year of primary school boosts girls’ eventual wages by 10 to Read more
One of the advantages of being a small grass-roots organization is that there are very few levels of approval. So when a well runs dry at one of our community learning centers, we can say “drill deeper” right away. Of course, since we run as a partnership with the Afghans, we offer to pay half Read more