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Aqeela Asifi: A Champion of Education for Afghan Girl Refugees

February 11, 2016

Aqeela Asifi is a brave champion of education for Afghan girls who are living as refugees in Pakistan. After fleeing Kabul with her family in 1992, she began teaching a handful of girls in a makeshift tent in the remote refugee settlement of Kot Chandana. Thanks to her inspirational work and tireless dedication, more than one thousand young Afghan refugees now attend permanent schools in the village.