Afghanistan

Local Rotarians help connect Afghan students to rest of world via technology

Local Rotarians help connect Afghan students to rest of world via technology

For more than a decade, local Rotarians have helped build a bridge between Afghans and Americans.

Launched by La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club, Afghan Youth Connect brings students from both countries together through technology.

“It breaks down barriers,” said Del Mar resident and local Rotarian Steve Brown. “This is fighting the War on Terror through humanitarian and educational programs.”

A longtime member of La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club, Brown helped spearhead the program with the support of fellow Rotarian Fary Moini and other Rotarians. One of the dozens of Rotary-sponsored programs in Afghanistan, Afghan Youth Connect came about after the club’s...

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