Hajira, an 8 years old girl from Kabul city of Afghanistan faced a tragic event in her life eight months ago. Kite playing is a famous game and fun activity in Afghanistan. Even the famous “Kite Runner” book has mentioned how young kids fly kites at a very young age in Afghanistan. This beautiful little…
Real Stories from Children Living with a Disability in Afghanistan
Mulkara Rahimi works with disabled people in Afghanistan helps them live an active role in society through physical rehabilitation, training, and sport.
Rahimi, who is also a member of Afghanistan’s national women’s team for wheelchair basketball,
I am disabled myself and despite being a girl and disabled, I manage to be here today,” she said. “I have seen the same hope and desire in Ahmad, and I know he will get there one day with the right support.
Afghanistan’s turbulent history has been shaped by decades of internal conflict and extreme natural disasters, especially drought. The people of the war-torn county struggle with extreme poverty. Combined with dangerous security issues, the country is considered to be among the most dangerous places for children to be born.
Helping Children with Disabilities in Afghanistan