Tag Archives: Refugees

300,000 Meals Begin Their Journey

On Sunday, November 10th, joined by around 55 volunteers, we packed 33,336 packages of rice  =  200,016 meals in less than 4 hours! You got the job done! The atmosphere in the warehouse was upbeat, and it was a joy watching the elementary and middle school kids happily banging lids onto the buckets of rice […]

Zero Option – NOT an Option for TIE

  The news from and about Afghanistan continues to be troubling. Jack Howell brought me the most recent “bad news” article written by Joel Brinkley, recently published in the San Francisco Chronicle, entitled “Greedy Karzai risks U.S. triggering the “zero option”. Long time no report. My apologies. I’ve been in Montana vegging. No, not eating […]

To Feed Or Not To Feed? That Is the Question.

There is considerable debate among aid organizations regarding what to do with the estimated 35,000 people living in refugee camps in Kabul. They are victims of what one author described as a “pitiless Catch-22 policy” established by international humanitarian aid providers” (click HERE for New York Times article). The World Food program stopped providing food to […]

Refugees get Lessons in Solar Cooking…Nov. 2, 2011

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!

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