Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation


Project Title: The Razia Jan Institute

Location: Afghanistan

Grant Amount: $41,040

Grantee Website: raziasrayofhope.org

Areas of Impact: Education, Gender Equality, Health

Mission of Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation
Razia’s Ray of Hope improves the lives of young women and girls through community-based education in the rural district of Deh'Subz, Afghanistan. Built on the knowledge that education is key to positive, peaceful change for current and future generations, it provides learning and growth in a safe, nurturing environment, empowering girls and women through education and resources so that they may work toward brighter futures—in their own villages and beyond.

Project Summary
This project will train young, talented students to become midwives, which will allow them to be on the frontlines of providing to provide essential healthcare services and education in their communities.

Why We Love This Project
We love this project’s emphasis on providing young, talented, and needy students with the opportunity to continue their education, develop skills, and become role models in their communities. This project will have a direct and profound impact on maternal and infant health outcomes in Afghanistan.


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