The deputy minister told me the time of nepotism is gone. … Either he lied or there is something wrong in this room.

Qiamuddin Amiry (Afghanistan), a former student of the Li Po Chun United World College (Hong Kong) managed to enable two students from Afghanistan the study at Colby University, USA:


This story really began a year ago when Qiamuddin Amiry ’09, a student from Kabul, was lying on his bed in Coburn Hall. “I was thinking of how things are going in Afghanistan. I was thinking, ‘What are you doing? You got this scholarship. You’re the privileged one. What is your contribution?’” Amiry came to Colby from the Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong through a Davis United World College scholarship. A former translator for British special forces and child carpet weaver, he is a member of the Hazara ethnic group, the least privileged in Afghanistan…

Klick here to read the full article.

– United World College Student Magazine –

One thought on “The deputy minister told me the time of nepotism is gone. … Either he lied or there is something wrong in this room.

  1. Hi,

    Thank you for posting the article about my project on your website. I just a quick correction. The student will join Gould Academy in Bethel Maine for two years of high school — just like UWC. It is the junior and senior of high school. They are not coming to Colby. Colby College is where I go to school.

    Thanks,

    Qiam

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