Journey with an Afghan School: Educating and Empowering the Developing World

Education is an essential building block to eradicate hunger and poverty. To date, no single developed country has been able to pull itself out of poverty without free, universal primary education. Julia Bolz, founder of the Adopt-an-Afghan-School program and its "Journey with an Afghan School" project, a grassroots initiative to build schools for children in Afghanistan and build bridges between our countries, takes participants on a voyage to Afghanistan to see the transformation that happens when children have a chance at education.

Speakers: Julia Bolz
Festival: 2007

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