Women Taking the Lead in Mobilising Resources for the Most Vulnerable Families in Drought-Affected Province of Ghor
Ghor is one of Afghanistan’s provinces severely hit by the drought in the recent years. According to the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSN), this crisis is particularly impacting poor households who are dependent on rainfed wheat production. The most vulnerable households are expected to experience difficulty meeting basic food consumption requirements until next year’s spring harvest.
Generating Employment Opportunities for Village Women
The Community Development Council (CDC) formed through the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) in Korak Uzbekia village in center of Sar-e-Pul province has shown great initiative by establishing a female tailoring course in the village in order to train local women in-house.
Providing Appropriate Learning Environment
The quality school buildings can help create an appropriate environment for both learning and teaching. Based on studies, the well-designed school buildings and pleasant surroundings can lead to students’ better attendance, concentration, motivation and self-esteem which have a positive impact on their daily performances. Indeed, the physical and emotional health of students and teachers depend on the quality of location where they learn and teach.
Facilitation of Local Economic Growth
Hassan Bigi, a small village consisted of 28 families is located alongside the Kokcha River in Shahr-e-Buzurg district some 50 km away from the district center and almost 30 km away from Faizabad the center of Badakhshan province. Most of the villagers in this community carry out farming activities and earn their living from agriculture. The cable-stayed cradle over the river which connects the community with the main road always posed a potential threat to the life of villagers, particularly to children and women.
Electricity Connected us with the World
Electricity is one of the most important blessings that science has given to mankind around the world. It has also become part of daily needs as it is quite difficult to imagine life without it. Electricity has many uses in our daily life. We can use it for lighting our rooms, working fans, running televisions and radios, charging mobile phones, etc. All these technologies provide great comfort and ease to people.
CDCs Promote Positive Perceptions among Villagers
Once a democratic Community Development Council (CDC) has been established by the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) in Adalat Talani village of Terinkot the center of Uruzgan province, the CDC members in consultation with the villagers chose to construct a much-needed protection wall to provide safety to the villagers’ agricultural lands which support the communi
The Creation of the First Grain Bank by the Balkh Women
The local women of Kohna Zawot village, Balkh district of Balkh province have been able to create a Grain Bank within their community under the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) for the first time.
CDC Promotes Education
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Generating Livelihood Opportunities for Village Women
Ensuring balanced development is among the top priorities of the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP). This is why the income generation activities conducted by the MRRD/CCNPP have helped a large number of women across Afghanistan become self-reliant in an attempt to improve their economy.