Pen Path has 2,400 volunteers running mobile libraries on motorcycles in Afghanistan. Photo: Handout
Pen Path has 2,400 volunteers running mobile libraries on motorcycles in Afghanistan. Photo: Handout

As Taliban violence forces schools in Afghanistan to close, mobile libraries give hope to girls

  • Motorcycle-riding volunteers from the Pen Path Civil Society travel across areas ravaged by fighting to distribute books and stationery
  • Co-founder Matiullah Wesa says parents are reluctant to send their kids to school, as 468 children had already been killed by June

Pen Path has 2,400 volunteers running mobile libraries on motorcycles in Afghanistan. Photo: Handout
Pen Path has 2,400 volunteers running mobile libraries on motorcycles in Afghanistan. Photo: Handout
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