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.
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.