About Our Auction
All funds raised through the auction will support life-changing programs for women and girls in Afghanistan.
About Sahar Education
Sahar began as Journey with an Afghan School, a group founded to build bridges of understanding between the U.S. and Afghanistan for peace and cooperation in 2001. Since then, Sahar has expanded: building schools, and computer centers, and managing teacher training programs in Northern Afghanistan. Sahar became a stand-alone non-profit in 2009 in order to expand and continue our efforts. Sahar has worked in this war zone for nearly two decades to increase the status of girls and women in Afghanistan through education, enabling them to participate actively in the social, political, and economic arenas in their communities.
Sahar approaches girls’ education from multiple levels because we know that it takes a holistic approach to create real change. We work with partners in the U.S. and on the ground in Afghanistan to create safe learning spaces and, deliver educational and vocational training programs, and women empowerment and health workshops. These projects bolster local economies and strengthen communities, as well as fortify bonds between Afghanistan and the West.
Sahar serves girls in Tajik, Pashtun, Hazara, and Uzbek communities - rural as well as in the urban environment of Mazar-i-Sharif, and Kabul. With formal secondary education banned for girls in Afghanistan, we are partnering with local schools and organizations to provide underground coding and English, IT, and Women Empowerment courses. These innovative courses are led by locals and supported by training and funding from Sahar.
4-Night Stay at Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, Mexico
Luxury accomodations for 2 in Los Cabos, Mexico
Freedom by Ahmad Zubair Ayoubi
A beautiful canvas painting previously hung in the Artlords Kabul gallery
Handmade Silk Afghan Scarf
Traditional Kuchi Design