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Team: BLISS (Business and Life Skills School)

Team Members: Saba Gul, Elani Orphanides Geographic Focus: Attcok, Pakistan Project: A customized “life skills” curriculum for Afghan refugees in Pakistan will encourage school attendance and cultivate useful real-world skills, including business skills garnered through mentorship by local MBA students. In a supplementary after school program with a for-profit aim, Afghan school girls will use their skills to produce and market hand-embroidered bags for sale in Pakistan’s urban centers. Implementation of the project will begin this summer.

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