A friend of mine recommended that I read a book called Three Cups of Tea. It is the amazing story of an ordinary man who almost single-handedly has built over 50 schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan since 1993.
He has successfully mastered many customs and languages to become fully accepted by people that many of us here in America consider "scary" and "bad." Greg believes that the key to overcoming terrorism is through a balanced education that gives children hope of a future and an understanding of the world. The book hinted at a future Nobel Peace Prize and I would agree that this man would be very deserving.
One person can make a difference in the world. If you have a chance to read it, I highly recommend this book. www.threecupsoftea.com