Week TWO: Philia at AUAF

The second Women’s Empowerment Workshop took place at the American University of Afghanistan. Nargis blogged for Philia about her experience: This time the first 30 minutes of the Philia Session were devoted towards reflection time and to the practice of peer coaching. First, we had quiet time for ourselves in order to reflect on the …

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Week ONE: Philia at AUAF

Nargis is partaking in the four weeks Philia Women’s Empowerment Course. Learn more about her experience in her blog posts: The first Philia Session took place at the AUAF and about 20 students joined. At first, we were told the Fairy Tale of “Philia the Warrior Princess”! Through this tale, different traits of characters and …

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Philia goes Afghanistan

The Philia Project has hit it off in Kabul, Afghanistan. Together with a group of like-minded women, who are aspiring entrepreneurs, Nicole formed a Women’s Empowerment Group and started teaching the foundations of the Philia Peer Coaching Methods. Amongst other ideas, the participating women are in the process of creating a greenhouse, a company to …

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Philia goes Nigeria

A few weeks back, we finally launched our first Women’s Empowerment Class in Kano, Nigeria. Or, as we like to put it, Philia was born. We have been working on the concept and contents of the course for many months, but we hadn’t actually taught the method to anybody yet. As fate would have it, …

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