Author Archives: Houmanitarian

Houstonians Hold Vigil in Recognition of Michael Brown Case

Ahead of an much anticipated announcement from a Missouri grand jury, citizens in Houston held a vigil over the weekend asking for justice and peace in a case that has garnered much interest, anger, and concern around the nation. (Video: KIAH 39 Newsfix)

Fire Guts Building Intended to be Nonprofit’s New Home

The dream of a new home for a small nonprofit that helps the homeless with mental illnesses, has gone up in flames in Sunnyside. Still the leadership of Love and Joy Personal Homes is vowing to push forward.
(Video: KRIV 26 News)


Houston Students Help Raise Hope for Young Girls in Afghanistan

After living in the US for over 3 decades, Razia Jan returned to her native Afghanistan to open a school for young girls. That school has caught the attention of many around the world, including the students of Harvard Elementary. Students at the Heights area school recently got the chance to meet the educator, and are raising funds for her efforts through the Ray of Hope Foundation.
(Video: KPRC 2 News)

Razia Jan with three girls from the Zabuli Education Center in Afghanistan