Teach for Afghanistan relies heavily on the generosity of people like you to help provide a low cost education for children who live in abject poverty in Afghanistan, many families we serve struggle to feed their children and are not in a position to pay the fees required to attend public schools. Therefore, our primary vehicle for providing a low cost education is the teacher sponsorship program.
We believe sponsoring a teacher is the most important and effective way of keeping poverty stricken children in school for two reasons. First, it enables parents who do not have the means to obtain an education for their children to do so. Secondly, instead of trying to find individual sponsors for 1000 children, all we need to do is to fund the salaries of 10 teachers. These teachers will in turn address the educational, mental, physical and spiritual needs of the children. It might... Read More