New school building inaugurated in Ghor and 2 schools reopened in Farah

Afghanistan’s Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported that a new building for the Ahengran Girls School in Ghor province was inaugurated earlier this week. The $130,000 project was funded by the Japanese government and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). According to the BNA report, the building has 8 classrooms, 3 administrative rooms, and other educational facilities that will serve more than 400 students.

Meanwhile, in Afghanistan’s western province of Farah, BNA reported that two schools that were closed due to a series of problem were reopened earlier this week. The education department of Farah province reopened the Naw-Bahar Primary School, and the Rokey Girls High School. Education officials said the reopening was in part due to the cooperation of local elders and leaders in the province.

While not perfect, there has been major improvements in the area of education in Afghanistan. According to US agencies, the Afghan government, and UN sources, school enrollment alone went from around 1 million to 8.7 million from 2003-2013.

January 9, 2015 В· admin В· No Comments
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