Sakena Yacoobi Awarded Sunhak Peace Prize

Sakena Yacoobi Awarded Sunhak Peace Prize By: Codey Young, Communications Intern Peace is Loud speaker Sakena Yacoobi is the co-founder of Creating Hope International, an organization working to…

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Sakena Yacoobi’s TED Talk on the Power of Education

Sakena Yacoobi’s TED Talk on the Power of Education “Education transforms people. When you educate people, they are going to be different, and today all over, we need to work for gender…

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Sakena Yacoobi Announces the Launch of Radio Meraj in Afghanistan

Sakena Yacoobi Announces the Launch of Radio Meraj in Afghanistan Originally posted by Creating Hope International On Sunday, May 17, Radio Meraj 94.1 FM in Herat, Afghanistan officially began…

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Supporting Women in Sudan Can’t Stop at Sharing a Viral Photo

Dressed in a white thobe, Alaa’s hand reaches to meet the fervent outcry of the crowd. “Thawra!” they chant, meaning revolution in Arabic. Lana Haroun’s image of Alaa Salah, 22, standing tall atop a…

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International Peace Day

International Peace Day North Korea. Syria. Yemen. Afghanistan. #MeToo. Poverty. Inequality. Every day, our social media feeds reel with devastating dispatches of destruction and disempowerment from…

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Rebuilding Afghanistan From Within: A Community-Based Approach to Education

 Rebuilding Afghanistan From Within: A Community-Based Approach to Education By: Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Afghan Institute of Learning; Originally posted by RM Education When I left my home country of…

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