By (author) Mahboba Rawi
Mahboba's Promise by Mahboba Rawi
Book DescriptionIn a recent Sydney Morning Herald cover story, Mahboba Rawi was featured as one of the 50 leading Australians who matter to the rest of the world. When you read MAHBOBA'S PROMISE you'll understand why. An Afghani refugee who found a new life in Australia only to lose her beloved son in a tragic drowning accident, today she is the driving force behind 'Mahboba's Promise', a groundbreaking aid organisation that delivers desperately needed food, shelter, medical attention, education - and hope - to hundreds of children and women whose lives have been destroyed by war in her native Afghanistan. This is the ultimate feel-good story of how one woman can make a difference, but it is also the story of an extraordinary woman's life. Forced to flee Kabul after leading student protests against the Russian invasion, Mahboba learned first-hand what it's like to be a refugee in Pakistan. How despite the best of intentions aid organisations are rarely able to deliver aid directly to the people who need it most - and by the time everyone has taken their cut there is little or nothing left to give. After the tragic death of her son and being ledt alone to bring up two children alone, Mahboba face
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781863254298
(234mm x 160mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: Australia
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Author Biography - Mahboba Rawi
Australian mother Mahboba Rawi is the driving force behind 'Mahboba's Promise', a internationally acclaimed aid organisation that delivers desperately needed food, shelter, medical attention, education - and hope - directly to hundreds of children and women across the world.
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