• Country: Afghanistan
  • Date: Jun 2013 - Aug 2015
  • Program Type: Quality of Education and Learning
  • Partner: Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)
The program contributed to improving the learning opportunities and development outcomes of young children, particularly girls, in Badakhshan, Baghlan and Bamyan. Furthermore, it aimed to strengthen the early grades and levels of education in Afghanistan by providing pre-primary aged children, of whom 50% are girls, access to quality pre-school education to improve school readiness, developing government school capacity to provide effective foundation in literacy and numeracy in Grade 1 and 2 and increasing school retention rates, particularly amongst girls.

Program activities focused on:
• Establishing and supporting pre-schools
• Creating conducive and effective learning environments
• Developing supportive communities
• Ensuring sustainability and scalability
Direct Beneficiaries
Indirect Beneficiaries
Teachers Trained
Schools Impacted
Civil Society Groups/PTAs


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