Basira, principle of the Female Experimental High School in Herat

12 May 2012, Herat, Afghanistan : Basira Basiratkha, principle of the Female Experimental High School in Herat.." In 2003 we had we had thousands studying in tents: no power, no water , no building" she says. "The facility we have now is proof the parents and community care about education." The school is benefitting from the Education Quality Improvement Program (EQUIP)whose objective is to increase access to quality basic education, especially for girls. School grants and teacher training programs are strengthened by support from communities and private providers. Picture by Graham Crouch/World Bank


Photo ID: 120512_Herat EQUIP School project_001

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Taken on May 12, 2012
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