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Patients consulted SCA health care facilities during 2015.
Persons with disabilities received special traning at SCA schools last year.
out of 68 654 students in SCA schools are girls.
This is what we do
SCA support rural villages in order to strengthen the ability of the local community to formulate their own needs, claim their rights and implement projects.
Both women and men participate.
SCA support livelihood in order to improve capacity of community based organizations and diversify income opportunities. Vocational training plays an important role.
We concentrate on most vulnerable groups in Afghanistan
We work to ensure that people in rural areas have the opportunity to support themselves and to control their own development.
In recent years the situation has improved in many ways, but women still face considerable discrimination and violence.
People with disabilities
People with disabilities are often met with negative attitudes and are shut out of social contexts making it very difficult for them to support themselves.
Follow our work in Afghanistan
Sewing her way out of poverty
Five months ago, we visited 23-year-old Nasira Haqjou to see how her tailor business was going.
Malena Rembe is the new Country Director of Swedish Committee for Afghanistan
“The SCA has been working in Afghanistan for more than 35 years to reduce poverty and empower communities and individuals.
Changing one’s life takes a strong determination
In a remote Makhmal Basi village at Rustaq district of Takhar province a person apparently with half a body would like to be the agent of change bo
He cannot talk like others but still gains knowledge alongside his classmates
“Once upon a day a man was sleeping under a tree when suddenly something fell over his head and made him awaken, he then rubbed his head and looked