VOICES FROM THE FIELDTHE IRC BLOG
Afghanistan's journey to literacy
November 27, 2012 by Ned Colt
|A girl washes prior to going to tent school in a refugee camp on the outskirts of Kabul. Hundreds of one room schools have opened this year to provide children across Afghanistan access to an education for the first time. Photo: Ned Colt/IRC|
Nelson Mandela once said, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." It's particularly true for Afghanistan, where an entire generation has known nothing but conflict. Education is bringing change across the country, but there's a long and bumpy road ahead.