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.

Friday 8 April 2016

Tackling Malnutrition in Afghanistan

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.

Monday 31 August 2015

Empowering People, Saving Lives - Abdul Ghafar

Abdul Ghafar is a resident of Dima Qushlaq village in Sar-i-pul province. Dima Qushlaq is a highly flood prone village with almost 1000 families, including 500 children.Two years ago this village was badly affected by floods, in which three people were killed and 400 houses were damaged as a result.

Thursday 28 May 2015

A Call to End Preventable Maternal and Child Deaths

As a final year for the unfinished business of MDGs, May 10-12, 2015 witnessed “New Hope” for Afghanistan, The national call to action to renew promise on ending preventable maternal and child deaths.