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Paktia residents allege corruption in education department

Residents are infuriated by the endemic corruption in education department of Paktia. They alleged that presence of graft has prevented proper construction of playgrounds at four different schools: Abdul Hai Gardezi, Shari Nawan, Khwaja Hassan and Babrak Khan. According to

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High school, resource centers and a staff quarter constructed in Samangan

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) completed construction of a high school building, two resource centers and a staff quarter in a health clinic in the northern Samangan province. These four projects will benefit hundreds of students and a vast number

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Supreme Foundation opens computer lab for disadvantaged students in Kabul

Supreme Foundation, a registered charitable trust established by the global supply chain solutions provider Supreme Group, has recently opened a computer lab to support the education of 2,000 disadvantaged students attending Khushal Khan #1 High School in Kabul. The project

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Famous singer Loreen ‘Ambassador’ for Swedish Committee for Afghanistan

The famous Swedish singer Loreen Talhaoui is from now on linked to Swedish Committee for Afghanistan as “Ambassador”, in order to promote SCA in Sweden. Loreen is best known for winning the European Song Contest in 2012, representing Sweden with

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Afghan Counter Narcotics Ministry funds construction of a modern school in a village

The foundation stone of a school in Khanqah district of Jawzjan province was laid on Wednesday. Built in Kaltah Shaakh village, the school costs 19 million AFN and is funded by the Ministry of Counter Narcotics. “The two-story building consists

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A new school to open in Helmand

The foundation stone of a classroom school was laid in Naadali district of Helmand province, reported local officials. “The school is built Nawrozia area of Naadali and consists of 10 classrooms,” said director of Education in Helmand province. Costing USD

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Solar lights distributed to students in Jawzjan

Although Afghanistan imports electricity from the neighboring countries, there still exists a number of districts in the provinces that are deprived of electricity and rely on tilley lamps or generators to light up their homes at night. An organization for

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Italy funds construction of a new school building in Badakhshan

Work on the construction of a new building for Neswan Gelki in Yaftal Payan district of Badakhshan  has commenced. Badakhshan Representative Fawzia Kofi land Governor Shah Waliullah Adib laid the foundation stone for the new building. Costing USD 970,000, the

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New school building established in Takhar

A new building for a school in Warsaj district of Takhar has been established to provide better learning environment for the students. Previously, the students of this school were taught under tents. “The new two-story building consists of 8 classrooms

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Joint Afghan-Spanish school to open soon in Kabul

A joint Afghan-Spanish private primary school building has been inaugurated in Omid Sabz area of western Kabul. Loi Serat Soo, representative of the cultural Spanish organization Spanish Kid Runner,  said the school would open in March 2014 and would enroll

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Up to 34 million textbooks to be distributed to Afghan students

Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), up to 34 million textbooks would be distributed to primary schools students across the country this year. Afghan Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak told a press conference in Kabul that

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Handover ceremonies of equipment for schools in Badakhshan, Balkh and Takhar

On July 27th, 2013, officials of the Provincial Council, the Governor’s Office, the Provincial Education Department of the Afghan Ministry of Education (MoE), the director of the Teacher Training College (TTC) of Mazar-e-Sharif and representatives from schools and teacher development centers

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Supreme Foundation donates essential classroom supplies and textbooks to Educational Center in Kabul

Around 70 per cent of Afghanistan’s population is under the age of 25; education is key tool for future stability. Supreme Foundation, a registered charitable trust established by the global supply chain solutions provider Supreme Group, has made a donation

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SCA constructed health clinic and school in Samangan and Kunar provinces

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) completed construction of a Comprehensive Health Clinic (CHC) and a school building and handed-over to provincial authorities. With construction of a Comprehensive Health Clinic (CHC) by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan in Sar-Bagh district of

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69 school buildings to be constructed in Paktia

According to the Ministry of Education, 69 schools in Paktia would receive buildings this year. The new buildings would help accommodate more students by overcoming the space problem. Paktia’s education director Mohammad Nasir Hikmat said the World Bank would provide

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Afghan officials unite to reform legal education

Developing and reforming legal education was the subject of today’s historic gathering at the Ministry of Higher Education, where the representatives of Law and Shari’a faculties, governmental and non-governmental institutions, and international donors plotted a course for sustainable education during

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School Officially Opens, Shows Dedication to Education in Arghistan

The District Education Representative (DER) Issa Mohammad celebrated the official opening of Amin Kalay School by assisting in the distribution of school supplies to approximately 50 students in Arghistan district, Kandahar province, May 8. The school was built several years

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Japan funds construction of school buildings in Afghanistan

Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Takahashi signed a USD 25mn contract for the construction of school buildings in Bamyan, Daikundi and Ghor provinces with Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak. With the construction of the 51 buildings, more than 450,000 students would benefit

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American University of Afghanistan- A story of Afghanistan’s success

Foreign Policy.com- As the United States continues to withdraw troops and materiel from Afghanistan, the rhetoric from President Hamid Karzai’s administration wavers between being fairly pro-American and caustically anti-American, and speculation about reconciliatory negotiations with the Taliban and other insurgent

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Pashtu Abad School Principal Provides Essential Tools for Ghazni Youths

Nestled among the bustling streets in Ghazni City, children come and go through a small gate.  The gate leads to a schoolyard, where green tiles on a large school glisten in the sun.   In the classrooms, teachers instruct boys to become the

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Afghan Local Police assists in Panjwai School opening

District leaders officially opened Adjimzai School during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Adjimzai village, Panjwai district, Kandahar province, April 13. Afghan Local Police members, village elders and parents regained control of their school from insurgents, in December 2012, by locating and

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Twenty new school buildings to establish in Samangan province

By Kamaluddin Kohsan Officials of the Education Department in Samangan province said that about 20 new schools buildings would be established this year. “The structures would be built in the capital city and districts of Samangan province with financial collaboration

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Angelina Jolie Opens All-Girls School in Afghanistan

Hollywood superstar and the UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Angelina Jolie, has funded a girls-only primary schools in an area just outside of Kabul, a region that traditionally favors boys’ education over grils’. Jolie had funded a girls school in eastern Afghanistan

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Afghan government to improve educational institutes in Maidan Wardak

The Ministry of Education announced Thursday to reconstruct buildings and boundary walls for 56 schools in Maidan Wardak province. Costing USD 400,000 the structures would be built this academic year, said Governor Attaullah Khogyani. He added the Ministry has also

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District Chief of Police, District Leaders Deliver Desks, Chairs to Khakrez School

District Chief of Police Mullah Gul and District Development Assembly shura members delivered 75 desks and chairs to a school in Layti village in Khakrez district, Kandahar province, March 16. The shura elders worked with a Kandahar city contractor for

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