The rising number of refugees strains school systems and buildings designed to teach far smaller class sizes.
When families facing hunger and malnutrition have access to nutritious food, children can think about their future and stay in school to achieve their dreams.
A CRS partnership with USAID offers vulnerable young girls guidance and educational support to make safer, healthier choices.
Village Health and Nutrition Days lead to reductions in malnutrition and stunting.
Literacy leads to better incomes, health, education, community participation and a deeper feeling of belonging.
Communities set their own priorities to improve their lives with support from CRS and USAID.
A CRS program helps teen refugees gain study and life skills while they complete their schooling.
CRS renovated a school destroyed by militants who drove off residents and disrupted lives.
CRS is making school more accessible in rural Afghanistan, helping girls who would otherwise stay home and miss out on an education.