A member of Star’s family for ten years

An interview with Zakaria Bahaduri, Senior Instructor at Star Educational Society Would you please introduce yourself? Thank you so much for the opportunity. I am Zakaria Bahaduri and I graduated from Habibia High School in 2009. The following year, I joined Kabul Poly-Technique University where I studied Computer Science with a concentration in Information Technology. […]


Transformation through writing

About the author: Farida Royesh is a former student of Star Educational. She has her bachelor’s degree in Economics from Kateb University. Farida Royesh has worked as a researcher and scholarship adviser since 2010. Currently she is teaching English language and Writing classes at Marefat High School and Star Educational Society. As a student I[…]


“I missed my father even though he raped me” The harsh reality of being a woman in Afghanistan

About the author: Fatima Arifi is a highly motivated Star alumna. She graduated from Kabul Medical University with a degree in public health and is a junior at the American University of Afghanistan majoring in political science. She is planning to apply for Fulbright and pursue her master’s degree in the field of epidemiology and[…]


Hope in a time of despondency

About the author: Shaista Langari is a Star alumna. She works as a teacher and is a project manager at Afghanistan’s New Generation Organization (ANGO). She graduated from Kabul University with a degree in Educational Psychology. Shaista is currently building a career as a professional artist and has recently had her first art exhibit. Early[…]


Creating tangible change in Daikundi!

A message from Hamidullah Naderi, Daikundi Branch Director One year ago, Star Educational Society opened its doors in Daikundi, one of the most under-privileged and under-developed provinces of Afghanistan. With integrity and commitment, the Star team laid the foundation of its first provincial branch beginning an institutional legacy whose riches will nourish the minds of[…]