Global Connection and Exchange Program

GCEP Afghanistan: The Afghan and American PreCollege Institute is a US Department of State-funded program awarded to the La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club Foundation. It uses technology in high school classrooms in Jalalabad, Afghanistan to connect students with their peers in the United States through computer skills, pedagogy, discussion posts, online interaction, Skype conference calls and small grants projects. Afghan students must first pass an English proficiency exam and are provided basic computer training in 28 hours of instruction. The social networking sites that students and teachers use to communicate are:

The project helps prepare participants to achieve in education, and to take leadership in the world community.


Reports to U.S. Department of State


Reports from Abdul Quam "Almas"-- Project Director in Afghanistan