Wed, Oct

“I was reborn in 2004”


SCA-inclusive-educationHumaira is one of thousand women who is benefited from support of Swedish Committee for Afghanistan for persons with Disabilities. She has learned sign language, and was trained in tailoring and beautician vocations.

“For me, 2004 was my second birth event. When I was enrolled in the 2nd class of mainstream school after receiving SCA inclusive education.” Says Humaira

Humaira is 18 years old, and one of Khan Abad Village residents in Kunduz.  She is running her beauty parlor and tailoring shop with SCA loan. Humaira is also supporting her family with its income.

“During my childhood, I was feeling deficient, because I could not communicate with my family.” Adds Humaira

Humaira’s family is very happy for positive changes in her life. And they are thankful for all SCA workers efforts in supporting and making these changes happen.

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan is working to provide sustainable life for persons with disabilities.

Besides providing medical assistance, SCA is also providing loans and vocational training for starting their own businesses. The loans are generally up to 30,000 Afs and the loan seekers are obliged to repay it.