October 22, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The newly constructed Ghazi High School was inaugurated today by both Afghan and U.S. government officials, including H.E. Minister of Education Ghulam Farooq Wardak and U.S. Deputy Ambassador James B. Cunningham. Funded through USAID’s Kabul Schools Program, 5,400 students will be able to study in the rebuilt school.
October 16, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Afghanistan joined the global community in observing World Food Day today. USAID used this occasion to express hope that Afghanistan, with the help of USAID and other members of the donor community, will be able to transform and revitalize its agricultural sectors to grow enough food to sustainably feed its people, diversify its economy, and ultimately achieve food security.
October 4, 2011
NANGARHAR, AFGHANISTAN- At yesterday’s ceremony in Jalalabad, two hundred young women received certificates after completing a six-month English language, computer, and management skills training course funded by USAID. The graduates will use their newly acquired professional skills to enhance their performance in current and future jobs.
Deputy Governor of Nangarhar Mohammad Hanif Gardiwal and other Afghan government and donor community representatives attended the ceremony.
October 3, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Two hundred of Afghanistan’s civil society leaders and government officials converged for a historic meeting last week to begin working together on ways to reform national policies so they are more responsive to community needs.
October 2, 2011
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Hundreds of young Afghans from across the country arrived in Kabul today to take part in the closing week of the second annual Afghan Youth Voices Festival. This week is the culmination of five months of multimedia and creative workshops, which have introduced some 1,300 young people to activities as diverse as digital photography, videography, graffiti art, cartoon drawing, and skateboarding.
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