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Dera (traditional gathering of people)

Dera (traditional gathering of people)

On a brisk June Morning, in the Omarzai area of Laghman province, villagers gathered in a relaxed atmosphere, keeping social distance, where the beauty of nature sang its songs, the green bushes and the green trees dance to the gentle waves of the wind. This gathering, called Dera, is held to discuss and solve their .. read more

21
Jul
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Inspire and Mobilize People for a Community Change; What Can We Learn From Kreshma?

Inspire and Mobilize People for a Community Change; What Can We Learn From Kreshma?

Every morning, she used to wake up to an unpleasant smell spreading across their neighborhood. She was always curious and would ask her mother, “Mom, where is this bad smell coming from?”, to which her mother had no response. However, Kreshma, a 23-year-old girl from Hamza Khel village of Kohestan district, is far from stepping .. read more

20
Jul
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We, The Girls, and the Boys Works together to make Reading a tradition

We, The Girls, and the Boys Works together to make Reading a tradition

Ziba Afghan, a 19-year-old resident of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan lives in a society where girls face more restrictions than boys. Boys are more comfortable in the community than girls. “I have high hopes and I want to serve the community in the future, and be a lawyer to work for the rights of girls,” she .. read more

16
Jul
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Volunteering: The more we give, the happier we feel

Volunteering: The more we give, the happier we feel

25 Years old volunteer Karim lives in Paghman, the eastern part of Kabul, Afghanistan. He says: “Years ago a few of my friends and I decided that we wanted to do something to help the people, families, and community to create positive incentives among the people for a better life and a positive social change .. read more

25
Jun
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A Story of Recovering from Coronavirus: Keep Your Spirits Up

A Story of Recovering from Coronavirus: Keep Your Spirits Up

Shafi tested positive for the Covid-19 last month. After about two weeks, fortunately, he recovered and is now in a good health condition. He tells his story about how he managed during the time in isolation shares some practical tips for others. “There are no shortcuts to overcome the coronavirus; you need to observe each .. read more

14
Jun
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Students Engaged in Learning during Schools’ Shutdown

Students Engaged in Learning during Schools’ Shutdown

  The COVID-19 pandemic has affected educational systems worldwide, leading to the near-total closures of schools and universities. Nationwide school closures have disrupted the education of more than 1.57 billion students – 91 percent – worldwide, according to UNICEF. Bahara Hussaini, 28, is an education activist from Kabul. Given the current lockdown situation, she is .. read more

20
May
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Internally displaced people: Get sick or Go Hungry

Internally displaced people: Get sick or Go Hungry

Khisraw, 44, sits with his 3-year-old son outside their home, in a cluster of old tents held together by old blankets, and pieces of wood in the center of Kabul Afghanistan. His family has long collected garbage throughout the city, sorting through whatever was useful enough to sell recycling the rest. “It was easy to .. read more

20
May
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Movement Restrictions of Afghan Child Labor: The Key source of income for Many Families

Movement Restrictions of Afghan Child Labor: The Key source of income for Many Families

  The source of income for many families in Afghanistan is children, who meet the financial needs of their families through various activities from their daily works. The child plays an important economic role in the Afghan family structure, mainly because the little money earned by their parents is hardly enough their family. Additionally, due .. read more

17
May
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Try Something New during Quarantine!

Try Something New during Quarantine!

  This is not the first time that people around the world have been quarantined at home because of a virus., Reyaz, a resident of Kabul province who is quarantined at home due to coronavirus and quarantine, says: “Staying at home and adhering to quarantine is essential to preventing the spread of coronavirus. I think .. read more

10
May
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Helping the Vulnerable Families During The Lockdown

Helping the Vulnerable Families During The Lockdown

  After a week of staying at home, Ali Khan, a fifty-year-old street laborer who owns a wheelbarrow, is back on the streets of Dasht-e-Barchi in west Kabul to carry people’s goods. “I spent all the savings I had with my family during the last week and I had no choice but to come back .. read more

10
May
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