ACKU: The Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University Prelude in Peshawar The leftist coup of 27 April 1978 and the Soviet invasion that followed in December initiated a massive displacement of some 6.2 million Afghans to Pakistan and Iran. In Pakistan the largest concentrations settled in camps around Peshawar, capital of the North-West Frontier Province (recently […]
THE ACKU STORY (October 2009) Prepared for the Royal Norwegian Embassy for distribution to Norwegian media THE AFGHANISTAN CENTRE AT KABUL UNIVERSITY ACKU There is a pressing need in Afghanistan to spread information beyond school room doors for the purpose of arming citizens with knowledge they can use for the enhancement and enrichment of the […]
ACKU's vision is broad and exciting. ACKU has established the Louis and Nancy Hatch Dupree Foundation in the USA. A primary Foundation goal is to ensure the sustainability of ACKU. Based out of New York, and run by a Board of Trustees in the US and a Board of Governors in Afghanistan, the Foundation will support ACKU and fund its activities.