News archive 2020

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Rebuilding Afghanistan one book at a time

The gunmetal clouds hang low in the sky. A cold wind whips at the doors and shutters of the school. Oblivious to the darkening weather, the children line the entrance…
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Peace, Change, and Development for Afghan Women

Four decades of conflict and the Taliban’s regressive, conservative attitudes have had a dramatic impact on Afghan women’s rights. This has affected their access to education, healthcare, and adequate income.…
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Growing Impact of COVID 19 in Afghanistan

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the lives of the people of Afghanistan. There are fears concerning unreported cases, lack of access to healthcare, poor access to education, and…
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Bringing Sameer home from the streets

On a busy Kabul street traffic moves steadily with morning commuters.  None slow or glance at the dirty sugar cane sack lying on its side in the middle of the…