More good news for the young women of Iraq…
With the victory of the Bush surge, several projects are now being completed for the Iraqis.
An Iraqi girl serves a volleyball at an exhibition game during a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Al-Manhel High School for Girls, July 16, in the Rashid District of southern Baghdad. (DVIDS)
The high school girls in Rashid will have new sports facilities this school year.
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An all-girls high school celebrated the opening of several sports facilities and a new generator July 16 during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Rashid district of southern Baghdad.
The renovation effort stemmed from a partnership with the Rashid District Council, the Ministry of Education and Coalition forces.
Capt. Thao Reed, a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division company commander encouraged the Karkh II Sports Director of the Education District, Ahmed Abdullah, to establish a girls’ sports program across Rashid, and advised the school board to renovate the school.
“I am very happy today,” said Maida Ismail Majwed, the principal of the school. “This event means a lot for the girls, and I believe it made them happy. Also, this is an important event for all the women of Iraq.”
The ceremony showcased a new indoor volleyball court, outdoor basketball and volleyball court, and a generator to provide electricity.
A team of young Iraqi girls prepare for a serve during an exhibition game, July 16, at the Al-Manhel High School for Girls in the Rashid district of southern Baghdad. (DVIDS)
Before the start of a ceremony, a young Iraqi girl practices her basketball shot while her team watches from behind her, July 16, in the Rashid District of southern Baghdad. During the ceremony, the Al-Manhel High School for Girls marked three new additions to their campus; an indoor volleyball court, a generator to supply power for the school, and outdoor basketball and volleyball court. (DVIDS)