From Afghanistan to Ukraine: Part II

This is the story of Masouma Tajik, a courageous women who self-evacuated from Afghanistan. Masouma fled from Kabul airport with a group of Wall Street Journal journalists from Kabul in August 2021.  This was the tragic period of time, that Afghanistan fell to the Taliban. Her refuge was Ukraine, where her plane landed in August 2021.

Without a background in the language, any funds, contacts or resources in Kyiv, Masouma began to rebuild her life. But then tensions rose between Ukraine and Russia. This is Part II, of the continuation of the story of Masouma Tajik. What happens next is a story that continues to inspire, as this extraorodinary woman continues to fight for her education, and her life.

About the Galavante in the World Foundation

Galavante in the World is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation that focuses on humanitarian, women’s rights and education around the world. They focus on one project at a time, where currently they are assisting women alumnae from the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul. Their work includes providing evacuation, resettlement, basic necessities, counseling, job placement and care of Afghan women and families.

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