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Mobilising Community Action

Posted on October 9, 2020
For a long period of time, several community groups in Gundegan had not completed their drainage project. The groups had committed to level and clean the drainage area, a canal and a road, but the final work had been delayed for some time. Serve Afghanistan approached the Shura (village committee) and reminded them of the […]
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Self Help Groups Kandahar Community Development Project

Posted on October 9, 2020
Aziz*, 34, is a member of a Self Help group (SHG) and lives in Spin Zyaret, Kandahar. He says, “I was unemployed. I didn’t have a main regular source of income for my family, and my life was too difficult. Sometimes I was doing work at a daily rate, which did not fulfil my family’s […]
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Animal Husbandry

Posted on October 9, 2020
We are a Pashai family, originally from the Salaab Valley, and we have lived here for a long time. My father, who has passed away, was a miller here. I also worked as a miller for a long time. However, with this job I could not make much money as people only paid me 25 […]
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Qorban Ali

Posted on October 9, 2020
Qorban Ali* lives in Kabul Province. When he was 2 months old, he had a bad flu and his parents took him to the doctor. They learned that their son had a problem with his skull and needed to enter the hospital. After he was checked, the doctors said he would only live 20 more […]
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Inzar Gul’s Deaf Children

Posted on October 9, 2020
Inzar Gul* is a strong and hardworking labourer living in Nangarhar Province. He has three deaf children—two sons and a daughter. The neighbourhood kids teased his children and called them crazy. Inzar Gul was desperate to find a way to educate them. One day, Inzar Gul heard about Serve Afghanistan’s school for deaf children. He […]
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Story of Haroon*, a student of grade 4 with hearing impairment

Posted on October 9, 2020
My family lives in Nangarhar Province in Afghanistan. My Father works as a barber (hair cutter). I was born with a hearing impairment and my family were very sad because there was no proper communication system with deaf people. I created a little sign language by myself but until I was six years old all […]
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