Peace through education in a war-torn country

How can children become the bright future of their communities?

Hizbullah Baryal
23 October 2016

Since we have an extreme conservative society in Afghanistan, and are rarely willing to send kids at a young age to school, my personal initiative was to mobilize and interact with several communities and family members to send their children to school.

Flickr/Todd Huffman. Some rights reserved.

Flickr/Todd Huffman. Some rights reserved.The security problem from one side and cultural barriers from the other hand, along with poverty, prevented us from starting our project at first. But later, our continuous conversation changed the minds of the community leaders and religious scholars to help us. And this way we continued the implementation of project successfully.

Our continuous conversation changed the minds of the community leaders.

Around 100 kids from poor families were admitted to school, fully provided with school kits as well as transportation. So the biggest achievement I have is the foundation of 100 kids who can be the bright future of their communities. And this way, we support peace through education initiatives in our war-torn country. 

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