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Take an inside look at  some AÏNA activities and a few cartoons from Zanbel-e-Gham.

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Service With a Smile
Photograph by Manoocher

These street kids, thanks to AÏNA, now have jobs as paper vendors. "The hidden objective for me," says Reza, "is for them to start to reading and understanding. This will give them an opportunity to start making money and also learning about how businesses work in the world."

It's a well deserved break for the lucky few. The UN News Center website states that one of every four Afghan children dies before reaching the age of five. There is one physican for every 50,000 people. Only 32 percent of boys and 8 percent of girls have the opportunity for a primary education. Ninety-seven percent of children under 16 have witnessed violence. And 65 percent have experienced the death of a close relative.





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