Take Responsibility for Peace

schoolchildren in class

People should not be thinking: “This person is Tajik, this person is Hazara, this person is Pashtun.”

Lost Girl

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I jumped and fell. (was hurt).
And then, I remembered
I was the princess of your world.

My Father’s Dream

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My father was destined to have a piece of land and help his oldest brother be a good tribal leader.

My First Job

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My neighbor’s daughter had a job in an NGO, so I asked her for help finding a job.

When I Feel Alone

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With you beside me
I become mighty

I Dream of a Healthy Afghan Society

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I want to create a national hospital in Kabul with extensions to all the provinces in Afghanistan. In this way people in Afghanistan will not have to go to other countries like Pakistan or Iran for treatment.

An Endless Ambition

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I wish my blue sky
Was full of light stars
Free of fire
Clear of smoke

Sameya introduction

Sameya spent her early years in Iran as a refugee from the wars at home. She comes from a family that values education. She is a university student in her home province in western Afghanistan and she hopes to get a master’s degree.

Watching the News

Tolo-news-anchor

“You know what, Sameya, it is not good to generalize and judge the whole nationality by only a few of them who are involved in the conflict.” He added, “It is improper to judge a nationality.”

Teaching Math Didn’t Add up Right

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Candidates take an exam, the department reviews the exams, and says the results will be known after one or two weeks and those who pass can teach in a school.