Issa Omid with children

Star’s Bamyan Branch – an immediate success!

Message by Issa Omid, Executive Manager of Star’s Bamyan Branch The brand new Bamyan Branch of Star Educational Society began operations on 1-Apr-2017 and celebrated the beginning of its first semester on 18-Apr-2017. We welcome eager Bamyani learners from all walks of life in four different shifts: early morning, late morning, afternoon and evening. Within[…]

Nematullah author photo

I was a street kid…

Republished from Servir, the quarterly magazine of the Jesuit Refugee Service About the author: Nematullah Ahangosh is a Star alumnus. He works for Jesuit Refugee Service teaching English to children in IDP camps. He is an active member of Afghan Peace Volunteers. You can follow him at I started working when I was in[…]

Ali Hujjati

The Story of a Hazara Girl

About the author: Muhammad Ali Hujjati is in the 11th grade at Marefat High School and plans to study business or economics in the future. “Allah-o-Akbar. Allah-o-Akbar. God is great. God is great!” It was 3 a.m. The sound of Azan blasted from the loudspeakers of mosques, paving the deserted, lifeless streets of Mariaabad, Quetta[…]