Sahar Education


Program Title: Early Marriage Prevention Initiative

Location: Balkh Province, Afghanistan

Grant Amount: $50,000

Program Website: www.sahareducation.org

Areas of Impact: Education, Gender Equality

Mission of Sahar Education
Sahar’s mission is to create educational opportunities in Afghanistan that empower and inspire children and their families to build peaceful, just and life-affirming communities.

Program Summary
This project serves to implement of the second phase of an early marriage prevention program for 500 girls attending two girls’ schools in Northern Afghanistan.

Why We Love This Project
We love this project because it is very specific and locally developed in Afghanistan to reduce early marriage and raise awareness in the community about the benefits of delaying marriage. The project occurs in successful schools and includes great collaborators.


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