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First skateboards ever made in Afghanistan

Young students at Skateistan have created the first skateboards ever made in Afghanistan. The creation of the 10 skateboards was part of Skatiestan’s cultural exchange program known as Connecting Dots—a project linked with the young Lakota (Native American) skateboarders from

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Skateboarding-a tool for youth empowerment in Afghanistan

Skateboarding in a country surrounded by war? It doesn’t make sense, yet Skateistan achieves just that. Skateistan is a non-profit charity providing skateboarding and educational programming in Afghanistan. Skateistan is designed to be a social and educational place for the

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Afghanistan Youth to Receive Skills Boost for Better Jobs

The World Bank today approved a $55 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) to assist Afghan youth to advance their skills and competencies as the country expands its work force. A skilled and employable workforce is important to

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Joblessness or menial jobs for educated Kunduz graduates

More than 320 educated youths, including master, bachelor and bachelorette graduates, are jobless in the northern Kunduz province. Of them 180 are females. Despite the qualification, the graduates are not provided any job opportunities in the government departments or non-governmental

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