The Rumie Initiative: launching Nov 2013

Ambassador Harvey Lam and Tariq Fancy on the importance of education and the inspiration behind the Rumie Initiative. Harvey's story Education saved us. With funding from a Canadian government training program, my mother enrolled in a computer programming class. She had been raising my sister and me with money earned from odd jobs, but knew it wouldn't be enough. With her newfound knowledge (and certification), my mother found a job, eventually built a successful career, and most … [Read more...]

Education in Pakistan – one year after the monsoon floods, Rudina Vojvoda

Education in Pakistan - ONE YEAR AFTER MONSOON NEW YORK, USA, July 2011 – The floods that hit Pakistan one year ago are considered to be the worst in its history. Triggered by the annual monsoon rains, the water floods claimed hundreds of lives, destroyed 2 million homes and washed away more than 2 million hectares of crops. Among the thousands of buildings lost in the floods, 10,000 were schools, heavily impacting the education of children in Pakistan.   At the occasion of the … [Read more...]

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