In Kabul, AWEC has been working since 2014 to prevent and respond to violence face by most vulnerable children. As one of our project – co-funded by the EU – is ending in December 2016, we thought it was time to sit and discuss with some community leaders of the neighborhoods to collect their feedbacks, as they were involved and fully participated in the success of the activities held at our 3 “Child Protection Centers”.
Gul jan, 45 years old, is one of the active member of women shura of the district 6 of Kabul. Early 2015, project staff met some […]
Afghan Women’s Educational Center celebrated the International Child Right’s Day on Nov 24, 2015, at its street working children center in Deh Buri. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness about children’s rights and to give them opportunity to interact with each other.
The children participated in role playing; competitions such as games, sports, paintings, poetry, essay writing, and the winner of the competitions were awarded prizes. At the end of the day, there were refreshment were given, and warm clothes was distributed for all the children of the center […]
I never thought it would be possible to earn 6000 Afghanis
Due to poverty, Tahir was forced to washes cars on the streets. He is fifteen years old and is currently working in a flower shop which decorates and designs flowers for wedding parties. He was identified by AWEC’s social workers in the 6th district of Kabul in the summer of 2014, while he was washing cars. Tahir lives with his four sisters, three brothers, and his mother. One of his sisters is paralyzed and his three older sisters are married: “My family was very poor. My father is […]
A new life for Nisar
Last month in AWEC Child Protection Centre (CPC) in Kabul, no less than 21 boys finished the “mobile repairing” training and all of them found a job. Beside the fact that Government actually recognizes this training (all of them proudly received certified certificates) it enables these boys to start a new life.
Nisar is part of the lucky ones. At seventeen years old, he is currently working part-time in a real estate agency and part time at a mobile repairing shop. In his hands all sorts of cell phones are starting afresh and getting […]