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Keith Blackey

Founder and Principal

Global Go To Market Consultants

Global Go To Market Consultants

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TechShop Inc

Adviser
Afghan Scouts

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Keith Blackey has completed ...

afghanistan-parsa.org [cached]

Keith Blackey has completed his work with PARSA, and PARSA appreciates his valuable contribution to the development of the Afghan Scouts program. Expansion of the program will continue under the capable leadership of Afghan Scout director Tamim Hamkar and his staff based in Kabul.


Keith Blackey has completed ...

www.afghanscouts.org [cached]

Keith Blackey has completed his work with PARSA, and PARSA appreciates his valuable contribution to the development of the Afghan Scouts program. Expansion of the program will continue under the capable leadership of Afghan Scout director Tamim Hamkar and his staff based in Kabul.


Keith Blackey, ...

www.gulf-times.com [cached]

Keith Blackey, PARSA's Scouting adviser, said the group gets frequent requests to accept clothing, but ordinarily it doesn't because of the logistics involved.

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It first got involved in Scouting as a way to instil values in older children it was training to help in orphanages, said Keith Blackey, PARSA's Scouting adviser.
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Now, despite the occasional accusation from a conservative cleric that the Scouts are campfire worshippers, the programme is growing so quickly that PARSA recently hired Blackey, a grizzled Vietnam veteran who helped restart the Scouting movement in Iraq. Blackey is the only foreigner in Afghanistan's Scout programme; PARSA is trying to ensure that Scouting is sustainable in Afghanistan, Western help or not. - By Jay Price, MCT


It first got involved in Scouting ...

www.mobygroup.com [cached]

It first got involved in Scouting as a way to instill values in older children it was training to help in orphanages, said Keith Blackey, PARSA's Scouting adviser.

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Now, despite the occasional accusation from a conservative cleric that the Scouts are campfire worshippers, the program is growing so quickly that PARSA recently hired Blackey, a grizzled Vietnam veteran who helped restart the Scouting movement in Iraq. Blackey is the only foreigner in Afghanistan's Scout program; PARSA is trying to ensure that Scouting is sustainable in Afghanistan, Western help or not.
Scout meetings here are similar to those in the United States, Blackey said, with the same opening routine, and instruction and practice in a skill instruction like first aid or knot tying. Campouts, however, aren't possible because of the obvious security issues.
"The way to improve this country long term has to be through the children, and I believe Scouting is a tool that can help create leaders," Blackey said. "If I thought soccer was a tool that could do that, I'd promote soccer, but this is a tool that has worked, and worked well, for 100 years."
"The goal is to teach them to be leaders in a place where there really aren't many, and to make them responsible for their own lives and their communities," he said.


It first got involved in Scouting ...

www.idahostatesman.com [cached]

It first got involved in Scouting as a way to instill values in older children it was training to help in orphanages, said Keith Blackey, PARSAs Scouting adviser.

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Now, despite the occasional accusation from a conservative cleric that the Scouts are campfire worshippers, the program is growing so quickly that PARSA recently hired Blackey, a grizzled Vietnam veteran who helped restart the Scouting movement in Iraq. Blackey is the only foreigner in Afghanistans Scout program; PARSA is trying to ensure that Scouting is sustainable in Afghanistan, Western help or not.
Scout meetings here are similar to those in the United States, Blackey said, with the same opening routine, and instruction and practice in a skill instruction like first aid or knot tying. Campouts, however, arent possible because of the obvious security issues.
The way to improve this country long term has to be through the children, and I believe Scouting is a tool that can help create leaders, Blackey said. If I thought soccer was a tool that could do that, Id promote soccer, but this is a tool that has worked, and worked well, for 100 years.
The goal is to teach them to be leaders in a place where there really arent many, and to make them responsible for their own lives and their communities, he said.

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