1: did you know? - capital: Kabul - population: 29,121,286 - A landlocked mountainous nation(the highest mountain ranging from 24,550 feet - There are over 32 spoken languages - Their flag was adopted in 2004
2: Hello. This...Is Me. Alison Goetz
3: And This Is MY Mission story... | ...Of Finding Hope In Afghanistan
4: Everyday Living | Neighborhoods: Mud brick walls and wood frames create most Afghan homes. The walls provide security from enemies and animals. | Kabul Houses: Most do not have electricity or running water. There if little vegetation on the hillside.
5: Work | Work Ethic: This man is making a flower delivery on his bike. It is common for resources to be transported by bike: produce, children, schoolbooks, and more. Private cars are limited, so bicycles are a prime means of transportation. | Family Stand: A young boy sells produce for his family. Produce is very important to Afghan people, and most of it is grown in the country.
6: Below: A group of Burka Clad women walk together to a voter registration area. Women were first able to vote in the country on October 9, 2004. | Above: This woman walks with her family dressed in a traditional burqa. Burqua's cover a woman's clothing and face. There is a window from which her eyes can see. | Women
7: Below: Afghani children stand on a hilltop. They live in the below village. Most do not have free time;they go to school or go to work to provide for their families. | Above: A young child carries an over abundance of watering cans as a paying job to help his family. | Above: Child labor is shown with kids working in poppy fields for drug traders.
8: News Clippings... | from the world of Afghanistan