Imagine a situation where just going to school puts your life at risk.
Under Taliban rule in Afghanistan, this was the situation for Nilab Aria and many others. In second grade, she had to be… Read more
In small forest near Guldara district of Kabul, Shakila sits on a rock to rest after collecting wood for her cookstove. Her eyes water and she finds it hard to breathe, and a fit of coughing overcomes… Read more
All life on Earth depends on water. For those who grow crops to live, however, it is especially important. After decades of war, Afghanistan’s economy, and the lives of many of its people depend on… Read more
Two years ago, Usman Noorzai was standing in his village of Shade Bara when he heard a rumbling sound. “We looked up, and saw tremendous flood waters coming down from the mountains. We were fixated… Read more
To mark International Volunteer Day, hundreds of school and university students, members of the association for the blind, civil society activists, residents and shopkeepers participated in a… Read more
The Government of Afghanistan, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Least Developed Countries Fund, has launched a new multi-million dollar project aimed at… Read more