The light went on in her eyes when she discovered that she could sound out words. Now the hard part isn’t getting her to come and read, it’s getting her to realize that she must let others have a turn too!
At a recent book exhibition, Tolo TV was looking for a publisher whose books were “pure Afghan”, produced by Afghans, for Afghans and published inside Afghanistan.
What happens when you gather 62 social workers, addiction counselors and managers from 31 Iranian non-government and government organizations to spend five days together in interactive workshops on staff-care and self-care?
The hunger for more education in Afghanistan is almost tangible and so is the need to improve the education standards and resources.
“The training has shown me the importance of discipline in recording my cash flow and saving my profits. Now I know why I’ve failed before and I’ve seen that even a small business can be successful.”
It’s not only relationships that Alma has grown in, but confidence too.
Young and old alike passed by, marveling at dozens of paintings…
What is better than teaching young people skills for the future? Helping to develop local teachers so they can teach these skills!
Integrating refugee communities into Iranian society through a trip to an amusement park.
The light went on in her eyes when she discovered that she could sound out words. Now the hard part isn’t getting her to come and read,
In the Roshkala district of the Pamir Mountains, we held an orchard biodiversity seminar where we discussed the life cycles of a variety of different insects living in their gardens.
The hope is that in the future some of these poor families would start their own SHGs after having been in contact with the current groups and seeing how they can work together to better their own lives.
Local NGOs are encouraged to take part and be soundly equipped to respond to disasters/hazards by providing well-planned and implemented disaster response/preparedness programs enhanced by monitoring and evaluation skills in Iran.
In our empowerment project, women and youth interact together and discover their own value.
Participants are actively employed in their own private enterprises using the skills and strategies gleaned from the training to build sustainable businesses!
“The English course has taken me into a totally different world! If God wills, I will join the computer course also.”
In the women and youth empowerment project we address several key social and health issues, literacy, learning English, leadership in community/family, equal rights, stigma and advocacy.
Through the Self Help Group Approach, staff worked hard to form new children’s groups last year in the less-privileged areas of Kabul and its surroundings. As many as 1500 children connected with a group and are now enjoying and using our Rahmat books.
The staff decided to register Matin in the middle of the term and they involved him in every outdoor event and indoor activity. They asked the teachers to take his special situation into consideration.
Doesn’t every child love the circus, perhaps even dreaming of being part the circus act? Imagine the delight when Afghan children from Operation Mercy’s Children groups enjoyed the visit of an organisation which uses circus performance to empower young people in Afghanistan.
Women are finding support and belonging through sharing their stories and pain with their self-help group and hearing the stories and struggles of others.