The original title of that book you usually can find on its cover is Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations ... One School at a Time). This documentary, soul appealing masterpiece was written by Greg Mortenson with a help of David Oliver Relin. The year of publishing is two thousand and seven. Almost 4 years it stayed on nonfiction bestseller's list of The NY Times.
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ...tells us how one mountain-climber commits his life to lowering poverty in Afghanistan and Pakistan and also how he improving an education for girls in this countries.
At the start of his good man's career, the Mortenson became co-founder of the CAI (Central Asia Institute). It is a non-profit organization that supervises building of an almost two hundred elevating education and schools for girls.
As the Central Asia Institute tells us, those educational institutions give education to 70 thousand children a year. There are not many educational opportunities existed earlier in Afghanistan and Pakistan, especially in the most remote regions.
Are you curious about so long and intriguing title of that book? Some years ago one wise man said to book's author a phrase, which he remembered for life.
"When you share a tea with a Balti The first time, you are a stranger only. When you drink the tea the second time, you are a guest of honor. Only when you share a cup of the tie the third time, you become a family", - said Haji Ali.