Spring 2021


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More than 1 million students benefited from the USAID Afghan Children Read program over its five years. The program and its partners changed the education landscape in Afghanistan, working closely with the Ministry of Education to bolster its ability to deliver early grade reading education. Improved curriculum, teacher training and policy not only directly impacted current students but also laid the groundwork for continued strengthening of the early grade reading system across the country. By the Numbers Afghan Children Read


Students reached in grades 1-3 in four provinces 1.1 Million

Curriculum&Materials: Textbooks, workbooks & teaching materials distributed 4.8 Million

PLUS New early grade reading curriculum developed

Teachers: 18,641 55 % of them Teachers trained

School leaders trained to provide coaching and mentoring to teachers 5,507

are women

Photos by Jim Huylebroek

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