Elspeth Logan likes swimming in a nice warm pool, hasn’t been on a bike for 20 years, and occasionally jogs slowly along the flat. So she couldn’t be better prepared to do a triathlon in… [Read More]
John and Lorna Norgrove write about the development of the Foundation and its work, shedding light on the stories behind the headlines.
We hear from women who work for the Foundation in Afghanistan or who have benefitted from the Foundation's work. These blogs direct from Afghanistan give real insight into the people you are helping to support. For example, read about Zahra's experience in 'Studying for a better future' and the lengths Farzana has had to go to for an education in her blog 'Studying to achieve her dreams'.
We recently spent 10 days in Afghanistan visiting some of the projects supported by the Linda Norgrove Foundation. Security checks on leaving the country were more onerous than when we entered.
Zahra is benefitting from a scholarship funded by the Linda Norgrove Foundation at Gawharshad Institute of Higher Learning in Kabul. Here, she describes what the opportunity to study means to her.
One of the drawbacks of working for a charity working in Afghanistan is that one is assumed to have some idea of how things will turn out when western troops scale down next year. Well,… [Read More]