Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Afghan Children Free To Enroll In Iran Schools

Tolo News: Iran leader said in a tweet that in future all Afghan children living in Iran can enroll in Iran’s schools, even the illegal immigrants. From now on no Afghan child should be deprived of an education in Iran, Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei said on his twitter page Saturday evening.  This is a major step forward […]

September 23, 2017 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Human Rights

9 Things to Love About Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a source of great inspiration and resolve for its long-suffering citizens, for a number of reasons. 1.It is one of the youngest countries in the world, and children are its pride 2. A diversity of…everything 3. A hospitality like nowhere else 4. Tremendous patriotism, despite divisions 5. Women gain more visibility 6. Simplicity […]

September 25, 2016 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Cultural Heritage, Education, The Arts, Women's Rights

Development projects completed in two northern Afghan provinces

Afghanistan’s Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported today that 28 development projects have recently been completed in the northern province of Sar-e Pul’s Gosfandi district. The projects were managed and implemented by the the National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation, according to the BNA report. The projects completed included such things as the […]

November 18, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development

Afghanistan’s mother of education awarded the WISE Prize for Education

Dr. Sakeena Yacoobi, also known as Afghanistan’s “Mother of Education” was awarded the 2015 WISE Prize for Education today in Doha, Qatar. The prize was awarded to her by Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the chairperson of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. In attendance were well known women personalities from around the […]

November 4, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Human Rights, Women's Rights

Afghan-born woman makes history in Canada

Maryam Monsef, an Afghan-born woman who had migrated to Canada at a young age, has made history by winning a seat in the Canadian parliament yesterday. She is a member of the Liberal Party of Canada, and will represent Ontario province’s Peterborough-Kawartha district. In 1996, Monsef (who was 11 at the time), her two sisters, […]

October 21, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Human Rights, Women's Rights

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 […]

January 9, 2015 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development

Bridge in Baghlan and new school buildings in Bamiyan

Construction work on a bridge started yesterday in Afghanistan’s Baghlan province, according to the Bakhtar News Agency (BNA). According to the BNA report, the new bridge, which is expected to be 12 meters long and 4 meters wide, will be built in the Qandahari village of Pul-e-Khomri city. It should be completed in 9 months, […]

July 8, 2014 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Education, Reconstruction and Development

Training for Afghan women; new school building inaugurated

At least 80,000 women in Afghanistan’s north-eastern province of Badakhshan were provided with vocational training, according to a report yesterday from Afghanistan’s Bakhtar News Agency (BNA). The women were provided with formal training on such fields as livestock raising, handicraft, and raising honey bees. The goal of the education project was to help make the […]

April 21, 2014 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Education, Job Creation, Women's Rights

Museum and cultural center to be built in Bamiyan

A museum and cultural center will be built in Afghanistan’s central province of Bamiyan, officials announced today in Kabul. The museum will be built on land that will be provided by the Afghan government, and the $5.4 million funding for the construction project will come from the South Korean government. A funding agreement was signed today […]

December 17, 2013 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghanistan's Economy, Cultural Heritage, Education, Reconstruction and Development

Report: School reopened in Kandahar

Afghanistan’s Pajhwok Afghan News reported today that a middle school for boys that was closed for 8 years due to insecurity has been reopened. The school is in the Zheri district of Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province. An education official told Pajhwok Afghan News that the school was made operational 10 years but had to close […]

November 26, 2013 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development

August 23, 2013 Round Up: Good News Reports from Afghan Media

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology announced that $50 million will be invested to change the broadcast of TV channels from analog to digital, greatly improving picture quality. The new digital system will cover all of Afghanistan. – Ariana News A park and community center for women were inaugurated in Afghanistan’s central Bamyan province […]

August 23, 2013 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights

Construction work on building for Kabul University’s Computer Science Faculty started

Construction work on a new building for Kabul University’s Computer Science Faculty was inaugurated today by Afghanistan’s Minister of Higher Education, Obaidullah Obaid, and the Japanese Ambassador to Afghanistan, Hiroshi Takahashi. The planned four-story building is being funded by the Japanese government at a cost of $8.2 million, and is expected to be completed in […]

August 13, 2013 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development