Mazar Regional Management Office

Swedish Development Agency Pledges Support for Education in Afghanistan

Mazar Regional Management Office "We will continue our assistance in Afghanistan in the field of education," said Mrs Carin Jämtin, Director-General of Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), at a meeting yesterday, 21st April 2021.

“I showed everyone that I can” says Fatima

Mazar Regional Management Office Fatima is happy because she and her teammates were able to defeat the opposite team and won the championship. She is a member of the wheelchair basketball team.

Students learn sign language and braille to help their classmates

Mazar Regional Management Office Ten years old Nadia, a student in the fourth grade in Mawla Ali school is one of the youngest participants in Inclusive Education and Special Education training conducted by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan in Balkh province. The program conducted to teach sign language and braille to teachers and students and show them how they can help their classmates/students with disabilities in their schools.

From apprentice to a small business owner

Mazar Regional Management Office Alina Azimi is 25 years old and leading a producer group in Larghan village of Aybak district of Samangan province. She is a good supporter of her family and several other women in the village. She and 52 other women have graduated from vocational training courses; such as beauty parlor, bag sewing, cake and cookies baking, and soap making. The graduated women have established 23 producer groups in the Aybak city of Samangan province.

COVID-19 Weekly Update: MRMO

Mazar Regional Management Office Introduction: MRMO implements Education, Disability Inclusive, Rural Development, and Health programmes. The office covers the provinces of Balkh, Samangan and Jawzjan. The residents of more than 1100 villages are benefiting from SCA interventions.

Shukria’s contribution to preventing the spread of COVID-19

Mazar Regional Management Office The threats of coronavirus are spreading every day in Afghanistan and at the same time, it needs a joint effort to act against this epidemic. Shukria, 24 years old, is a resident of Nakarabad village in Shibirghan center of Jawzjan province. She is an active woman in the village and she is also the deputy of the Community Development Council in her village and besides that, she is a talented tailor. 

Completion of 26 rural development projects in Balkh and Samangan provinces

Mazar Regional Management Office After completion of these projects, it is expected that there will be a significant reduction of diarrhea cases especially among children as well as the projects will improve security for residents, who spend time traveling to distant water points to fetch water and the people will have access to sufficient quantity of water of appropriate quality for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene.

Educational Opportunities for Girls in Winter Camps

Mazar Regional Management Office Shoayb, Shamila, Hosna and around forty girls and boys are busy learning in Sare Chishma village of Kishindeh district in Balkh province. They attended in a two-month winter course which is facilitated by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan. Shamila is ten years old and is in the second class of local school of Swedish Committee […]

The girl who struggles for her future

Mazar Regional Management Office Nasira Haqjou, who received professional training two years ago from the disability programme of the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan in Mazar-e-Sharif, is now a professional tailor and has a student as well to teach. In a room, she is busy in tailoring. The profession which helps her to support her family and cover some expenses […]