Afghanistan

In Afghanistan’s Remote Wakhan District, Child Malnutrition Is A Silent Enemy

In war-torn Afghanistan, poverty is widespread, and malnutrition affects more than 40 percent of children under 5. The problem is particularly severe in …

by · Tuesday, 9 March 2021 · Afghanistan

School Program Offers Signs Of Hope For Afghanistan’s Stateless Jogi Minority

That has left most of the community trapped in poverty. But activists in northern Jowzjan Province have succeeded in bringing about a first step toward …

by · Tuesday, 2 March 2021 · Afghanistan

Amid Poverty And Discrimination, Afghan Women Beg For Survival

“On the one hand poverty is rising while on the other violence is exploding,” he told Radio Free Afghanistan. “Many men are unemployed amid this …

by · Friday, 19 February 2021 · Afghanistan

World Bank approves $97M grant to tackle COVID-19 and drought: Afghanistan

“Natural disasters have spurred displacement, poverty, and food insecurity among rural Afghans, which the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated.

by · Wednesday, 17 February 2021 · Afghanistan

World Bank Pledges Over $97M in Aid for Afghanistan

The project’s support to Afghan rural households will contribute to overall poverty reduction and economic recovery,” he said. “Afghanistan is highly …

by · Wednesday, 17 February 2021 · Afghanistan

Poor and Displaced Fall Victim to Herat’s Illegal Kidney Trade

Six residents of the village, who were displaced from neighboring Badghis province, said they sold their kidneys due to poverty. They were paid …

by · Sunday, 7 February 2021 · Afghanistan

SIGAR: 17% Poverty Rise in Afghanistan Amid COVID-19

The World Bank estimates that the overall poverty level increased from 55% to 72% of the population in 2020 due to the economic contraction, with the …

by · Tuesday, 2 February 2021 · Afghanistan

Man ‘commits suicide’ due to strict prevalence of poverty

… told Khaama Press that the man had committed suicide out of extreme poverty. Qazizada who himself is a Badakhshan resident added that Sardar …

by · Sunday, 31 January 2021 · Afghanistan

An Afghan mother’s wishes for her unborn baby girl

My lovely baby, I haven’t met you yet but I already know how beautiful you are — with your dark eyes, smiling face, soft, brown hair and golden heart. I have dreamed of having you my entire life. I count the days and nights until I will finally h…

by · Thursday, 28 January 2021 · Afghanistan

Billionaires Thriving, Poor Suffer in COVID-19: Oxfam

That sum would be enough to prevent anyone from falling into poverty as a result of the pandemic and pay for a vaccine for everyone on earth, …

by · Monday, 25 January 2021 · Afghanistan