It’s not easy to convey to people who aren’t from Vietnam the cultural importance, weight and enthusiasm the Lunar New Year celebration, Tết Nguyên Đán, or just Tết for short, involves for the Vietnamese people.
Roots of Peace Founder/CEO, Heidi Kuhn, and President, Gary Kuhn, traveled to Afghanistan last week and met with top leaders. Heidi and Gary Kuhn met independently with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, General John F. Campbell, U.S. Ambassador Michael McKinley, and USAID Mission Director William Hammink.
Roots of Peace, and our program in Vietnam, was featured in the Marin Independent Journal on January 18, 2015.
By Kelly McKinnon, ROP Program Manager It’s winter in Afghanistan. In Kabul that means the mountains surrounding the city are capped in white, and the city is hazy with the smoke from stoves and fires warming houses. In the mornings the sunlight streams through the haze and all of the people are bundled silhouettes on […]