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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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Stay Home Stay Safe

Stay Home Stay Safe

Nangarhar province is the eastern part of Afghanistan that shares a border with neighboring Pakistan. Recently, with the return of a large number of Afghans from the Torkham border of Nangarhar to Afghanistan, the number of positive cases of corona in the country has increased, which has raised concerns among the people. Due to the .. read more

28
Apr
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Together To Combat COVID-19

Together To Combat COVID-19

  COVID-19 appeared in Wuhan, a city in China, in December 2019. Although health officials are still tracing the exact source of this new coronavirus, early hypotheses thought it may be linked to a seafood market in Wuhan, China. Afghanistan confirmed its first case of the coronavirus in the western province of Herat on Monday, .. read more

01
Apr
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Young Leaders’ Conference for Capacity Building (YLC)

Young Leaders’ Conference for Capacity Building (YLC)

February 27, 28, 29; March 1, 2020 Be the change you want to see! “Be the change you want to see.” “Young leaders’ conference for capacity building (YLC) was one of the best, most thrilling, and efficacious programs I have ever participated”, said Aman Rasuli. One of the conference participants who came from Herat province.” .. read more

26
Mar
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Human Traffickers destroy peoples’ lives with their false promises

Human Traffickers destroy peoples’ lives with their false promises

Mohammad Ali, an Afghan resident of Farah province in western Afghanistan who failed to obtain a residence permit in Sweden, was deported to Afghanistan six months ago in 2019. He says: “In the year 2014 I moved to Sweden. I had lost all my family when I was child due to my Father’s personal enmities .. read more

24
Mar
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Tree-Planting Campaign; Creating a Green Environment and Building Social Cohesion

Tree-Planting Campaign; Creating a Green Environment and Building Social Cohesion

  Fazlrahman, 23, loves nature. His friends call him a “flower addict” as he obsessively collects flowers and plants to make his own small courtyard garden and decorate his room with the collections of flower pots.  Walking along the streets of Jalalabad city, Fazlrahman once noticed a bare land filled with dirt and garbage which .. read more

23
Mar
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