UN World Food Programme

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Afghanistan, Badakshan, August 2006

Food for Education aims to assist the government of Afghanistan with the rebuilding the national education system. WFP provides food to students, especially girls, in an effort to alleviate short-term hunger and encourage school attendance. Teachers in remote areas are encouraged back to the profession by receiving a monthly ration of oil.

Photo: WFP/Ebadullah Ebadi

Date: 
08/16/2006
legacy ID: 
5564