Kabul: The organization of (Read to Lead Afghanistan) in its winter drive distribution, today distributed aid packages for 100 needy families in Kabul, 4th district.
According to the organization the packages which include a bag of flour, oil, rice and winter clothes were distributed to service workers of hospitals, schools, the and needy widow women.
Afghanistan is facing harsh winter and amid humanitarian crisis and the ban on female aid workers has forced many NGOs to suspend their lifesaving programs, where 97% of Afghans live in poverty, two-thirds of the population need aid to survive, and 20 million people face acute hunger.
Read to Lead Afghanistan is a grassroots organization based in Kabul and provides the children and poor families with essential needs, educational services and ensuring access to healthcare, financial opportunities and sustainability.
Nearly 50 years after Lee’s death, a passionate man from a war-torn country is following his path — and happens to bear a striking resemblance to the martial arts icon.
Like so many others in today’s Afghanistan, Abbas Alizada’s dream has been a hard one to hang on to.
In December 2014, close friends of Alizada uploaded to Facebook pictures of him striking martial arts poses like Lee, his idol, outside a crumbling palace in Kabul.
At the time, he thought nothing of it, but within hours, he became a sensation on Afghan social media. He would soon be known as “Afghanistan’s Bruce Lee.”