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A planned assassination attempt on Malala Yousofzai’s life in October of 2012 occurred because she publicly advocated that girls be allowed to attend school. The oppression and suppression of women occurs daily, throughout the world, resulting in millions of women living in fear. The United States government, and Trust in Education for that matter, has […]

OCTOBER 11th Packing Party!

Join us on Saturday, October 11th for our second Annual Packing Party! at the Lafayette United Methodist Church 955 Moraga Rd. Lafayette from 10:00 A – 3:00 P Recommended Donations Please make sure that all items are in good condition and that they are clean and folded. Only donate what you would offer to a […]

We Cannot Rely Solely on Education …

We cannot rely solely on education and advocacy to gain equal rights for women. It’s taking too long and will not succeed, where male supremacists reign. In Just 8 Years,  Maybe Sooner… We will be married to a man 20+ years older We won’t leave the house without a legitimate reason, if our community even […]

Alum Builds Solar Cookers for Afghan Refugees

From the USF Newsroom 05-21-2014 It’s graduation season, and a new class of USF students will soon launch careers in law, science, nonprofits, business, and more. Almost all of them want to change the world; some already have. This month, we’re celebrating the pioneers who are leading and succeeding with stories about USF students, alumni, and […]

Education Sponsorship Program

Since 2009 Trust In Education has provided an opportunity for individuals and schools to sponsor students in Afghanistan. Life is extremely difficult for many of these children. In all cases the families are very poor, and many of these children were previously working on the streets to help support their families. Through the sponsorship of […]

Highlights of 2013

A TIME TO REFLECT ON CHANGES WE’VE MADE TOGETHER        Mir Hussain is blind                  Zohra and Lailee embrace a brighter future   Just a few years ago, Mir, Zohra and Lailee were “street children” working on the streets of Kabul. They just completed their first year of college. […]

The Universal Child

A child is a child, be he/she yours, mine or theirs.   A child relies fully on adults to care for her/him.    A child is trusting and innocent, until life teaches her/him otherwise.      A child is universally a child… with the same wants and needs. If we have the privilege to directly or […]

Khaled Hosseini Talk – Dec. 13, 2013

We are happy to say our event at Acalanes High School was a great success, as those of you who came know. Mr. Hosseini is an engaging speaker, and we were all both enlightened and entertained. He was kind enough to answer audience questions on topics that ranged from his books, his life as an […]

Khaled Hosseini – Up Close and Personal

Conversations: An Evening with Khaled Hosseini – Dec. 13, 2013 in Lafayette Join us for a special evening with New York Times Bestselling author, Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, And The Mountains Echoed). Mr. Hosseini will discuss – in a casual and candid conversation – his work as both an author […]

Let There be … ART!

Nov. 12 – Dec. 13 : Afghan Students’ Art Exhibit Lafayette Public Library 3491 Mt. Diablo Boulevard Lafayette   The Lafayette Public Art Committee asked if they could display artwork created by our Afghan students, and we eagerly agreed. Come see incredible drawings depicting the children’s longing for Peace and their belief in Education as […]

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