Yearly Archives: 2004

Introducing Our Giving Web

This is our Giving Web. A web of family and friends getting together to take care of other members of the global family. Its purpose is to build a school in a rural or an under-served region in Afghanistan. Anyone … Continue reading

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Come, Let Us…

In May 2004, I went on a trip to Afghanistan where I had the opportunity to facilitate a two-week information and communication technology (ICT) training for a women’s organization in Kabul. In those two short weeks, in Kabul and its … Continue reading

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The Hindustani Love Affair

I should have known when my first experience in the Kabul airport was someone asking me if I am from Hindustan (no one says India, it is always Hindustan). But I was clueless, and so, when the customs official questioned … Continue reading

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Fields of Stones

=======Note: I am back in the US already after my trip. However, because of popular demand ;-), I am posting the remaining parts of my blog that I was unable to post from Kabul, mostly due to lack of time.======= … Continue reading

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Kabul: A Visit to the Monuments

Friday is the official holiday in Afghanistan. Everything is closed; people relax and take it easy. We did not take a break however, since my time here is limited. Yes Dave, read that again, my time here is limited. :-) … Continue reading

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Training: Opening Ceremony

May 18, 2004 We had an opening ceremony on the first day with two ministers, officials from various organizations, press, radio, and TVfolks in attendance! The high-powered ceremony is evidence of the standing that Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) and … Continue reading

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