Video January 10, 2018

Improved Schools Increase Girls' Education Enrollment in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan's southeastern Khost city, the construction of a school building has boosted girls' enrollment. The Matoon Sarnakot Secondary School received support from the Education Quality Improvement Program (EQUIP) for building construction, which replaced tents. The improved facilities have encouraged more parents to send their children to school, especially girls whom make up 650 out of 1,400 students. It is one of 38 schools that have received construction support and 365 schools in Khost Province that has benefited from the EQUIP program.