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The nonprofit foundation begun by Greg Mortenson "to promote and provide community-based education and literacy programs, especially for girls, in remote mountain regions of Central Asia."
Biographical information, tour events and media coverage for Greg Mortenson.
"The information gateway to Pakistan."
Information about climbing K2.
Literacy: A Path Out of Extremism?
A report from the International Reading Association's Fourth Annual Global Perspectives on Literacy forum, April 2007.
of Education - Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Official site for the education system in Afghanistan.
of Education - Pakistan
Official site for the education system in Pakistan.
The climbing history of K2, Mount Godwin Austen (8,611 metres), from the first try in 1902 until the Italian success in 1954.
"A program of Central Asia Institute, Pennies for Peace educates American children about the world behind their experience and shows them that they can make a positive difference on a global scale. "
Cups of Tea
Official site of the book THREE CUPS OF TEA.
U.S. Department of State - Background notes - Afghanistan
Facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of Afghanistan.
U.S. Department of State - Background notes - Pakistan
Facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of Pakistan.