Afghans donate worth 662 million afghanis for education
Residents of 20 provinces in
Afghanistan have collected a total of over 662 million afghanis in the first
half of this year (1398), the Ministry of Education (MoE) said in a statement
issued today, October 26.
According to the statement, the
donation includes over 370 acres land, repairing school buildings, providing
education materials and in cash assistance collected by local councils of
The provinces where the
people have collected donation for education in the country are namely Khost,
Daikundi, Kapisa, Maidan Wardak, Sar-e-Pul, Bamyan, Panjshir, Samangan,
Badghis, Kandahar, Balkh, Nimroz, Kabul, Helmand, Jowzjan, Logar, Herat,
Paktia, and Paktika provinces.
“These donations provided by
education lovers in cooperation with councils of schools have been spent
transparently under surveillance of the assistance providers,” part of the
The MoE has named 1397 to
1409 year (Persian calendar) as education decade in a bid to resolve all
problems in education sector of the country.
The ministry has urged the nation to take part in improving education services and enroll Afghan children in schools.