Educating girls is not a value; it’s an obligation we must fulfill within our home, our community, our city, our country and around the world. Humaira and her colleagues at Afghan Friends Network have changed the lives of women, girls and boys in the province of Ghazni.
After receiving a scholarship from AFN, Nageeba, graduated with honors from the teacher-training program in Kabul. Now she pays it forward by teaching at the school from which she graduated from.
Fahima received a scholarship in 2009. Now, she is a sought after nurse in her district. She earns more than her father and brothers put together. Her community shows their respect to her by calling her Dr. Fahima.
OUR STUDENTS SPEAK
"I have to say thank you to all my supporters (AFN) that helped me find my way and arrive to my goal – to make my country developed."
~ Sameera Jafar, Attended AFN sponsored learning centers and then went on to study Computer Science with an AFN scholarship.
"I express my respect and salaam to my dear sister Humaira jan and AFN board who have been so kind to the poor people of this country. I am proud that I’m working in a clinic in Ghazni province. I’m helping the women and babies whose lives are in danger due to complications."
~ Monisa Rami, Attended AFN sponsored learning center and then continued her higher education with a scholarship from AFN. She is now a Midwife.
It's All In The Numbers
Raised $550,000 for Afghanistan.
Educated 4,300 girls.
350 mothers became literate
Over 1000 boys learned English
26 girls and 8 boys received scholarships for higher education
450 Male and female teachers were trained
Employed 25 Afghans
2 schools for girls. 1 school for boys. 2 women's literacy programs
Effecting Change in Afghan Women's Lives
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