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Afghanistan hires lockdown jobless to boost Kabul's water and trees

15 Jun 2020

KABUL (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gul Mohammad was making a good living as a private van-driver, until Afghanistan went into lockdown to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and his work dried up.

FEATURE-Afghanistan hires lockdown jobless to boost Kabul's water and trees

15 Jun 2020

KABUL, June 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gul Mohammad was making a good living as a private van-driver, until Afghanistan went into lockdown to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and his work dried up.

Afghan women breastfeed babies who lost their mothers in 'devastating' attack

22 May 2020

KABUL, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After militants stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul and killed young women and their babies, Kaamila Sahar felt compelled to help.

'Should I buy a mask or food?' - South Asia's poor face stark choice

28 Apr 2020

KABUL/COLOMBO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Buy a mask and let his family go hungry, or buy food and go out into the crowded city without one - that is the stark choice facing Hayatullah Khan, an Afghan labourer whose daily earnings have fallen below $1.50 during the coronavirus pandemic.

FEATURE-'Should I buy a mask or food?' - South Asia's poor face stark choice

28 Apr 2020

KABUL/COLOMBO, April 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Buy a mask and let his family go hungry, or buy food and go out into the crowded city without one - that is the stark choice facing Hayatullah Khan, an Afghan labourer whose daily earnings have fallen below $1.50 during the coronavirus pandemic.

As climate impacts grow, Afghan clerics offer green guidance in prayers

19 Mar 2020

KABUL (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fruit seller Kher Uddin and his two sons regularly attend Friday prayers with other laborers at a mosque in Bagrami, on the eastern outskirts of Kabul.

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