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Review for Central Asia Institute, Bozeman, MT, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Shame on Sixty Minutes for creating a tempest in a teapot!

Had Sixty Minutes investigated Greg Mortenson himself, I believe they would have found a modest man, living rather modestly with his wife and 2 children in Bozeman Montana. No yachts, no jets, no vacation homes on every continent, no bank accounts in the Cayman Islands, no garage full of expensive cars. In short, no evidence of using CAI funds for his personal benefit.

Instead, Sixty Minutes published ugly innuendos made by Jon Krakauer, a former CAI board member who has had no personal experience with the organization for over a decade and who, for reasons known only to Mr.Krakauer, chose today to throw stones at Greg Mortenson's Schools.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have read Greg Mortenson's books, and have heard him speak on behalf of women and young girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan. I have seen first hand impact he has made raising awareness of the plight of women and girls in this important region of the world.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Conduct annual audit reports.

Role:  Donor & donor .