Thursday 11 October 2018

Education Prevails over violence

Rana is ten years old and studies in the first grade at the CBE class in Daman district of Kandahar province.

Thursday 2 June 2016

Moving Early Childhood Care and Development Ahead

Afghanistan is taking steps forward in nationalizing Early Childhood Development so that children age 3-6 have access to and benefit from holistic programs.

Monday 8 February 2016

Giving Street Working Children Equal Opportunities

Sajad’s father died when he was very young and his mother married again. They were living in Baghlan privince. When Sajad was 4 years old, his family moved from there to Kabul to find job opportunities. They are 7 people in the family, with Sajad and his sister, and his two half-brothers from his mother’s new marriage, who are ill. There is a three-year old, who has been facing with anaemia, and a 1- year old, who has cerebral palsy. Sajad is in 7th grade, and is a member of the Save the Children Child-friendly Centre, as well as working in a soup shop. His father has recently obtained a new job as a guard of one of the prisons in Kabul. At the moment, Sajad is the only wage-earner of the family, and is having to pay the rent on the house.

Sunday 7 December 2014

Health and Education

Zarghoona is a 13 year-old girl, in grade 6 at school. She has four brothers and four sisters. She has been receiving training in Child Focussed Health Education (CFHE) from Save the Children.

Wednesday 3 December 2014

Press Release

Save the Children calls for renewed commitment to improve the lives of Afghan children