School for Blind Established In Herat; 2 Girls High Schools In Jowzjan Get Water System


Yesterday, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education issued a press release stating that a school for the blind has been established in Afghanistan’s western province of Herat. This is now the second school for the blind in Afghanistan, the other is in Kabul. This school has grades 1 to 4 and will teach students Braille as well as other important lessons. According to the press release, the school was inaugurated yesterday, with education officials, community leaders, students and teachers in attendance.

Today, the Ministry of Education said that water systems were setup for 2 girls high schools in Afghanistan’s northern province of Jowzjan. The students in Eidee Mahal and Baba Ali High Schools will now have access to water, thanks to the plumbing that has been installed. Also, 8 privies were setup in the Eidee Mahal High School. An inauguration ceremony was held where education officials, community leaders, students and teachers attended.

October 24, 2010 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Human Rights, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights

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