Get Involved Fundraising Afghanaid Presents: Afghanistan's Next Generation Up next in our 'Conversations with Afghanaid' series, we'll be joined by Dr Sarah Fane (MCC Foundation Director), Zainab Hussaini (Afghanistan Country Manager, Skateistan), and Raheem Javid (Founder and Director of Children's Museum of Science and Technology, Kabul) to discuss the importance of inclusive initiatives for young people in Afghanistan as a tool to empower, bridge divides and build brighter futures. Tune in on Tuesday 13th October, 12:30-1:30pm GMT to our livestream on YouTube. SIGN UP TO RECEIVE THE LIVESTREAM LINK DIRECTLY INTO YOUR INBOX Among many things, we will be discussing: Innovative education initiatives in Afghanistan which are helping to empower future leaders of the country; The importance of targeting children who are ordinarily unable to access sports and education initiatives; The powerful force of sport to build social cohesion and heal divisions; And the troubling effects of COVID-19 on education and literacy rates in Afghanistan. Meet the Speakers Dr Sarah Fane is the Director of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Foundation, and founded Afghan Connection, a charity that supported education and sport opportunities in rural areas of Afghanistan. Afghan Connection funded 46 school constructions that serve more than 75,000 children, built cricket pitches in schools, coached teachers and students, and provided cricket kit and runs tournaments with the aim of strengthening communities and reducing intolerance. Zainab Hussaini is the Afghanistan country director for Skateistan, the award winning international non-profit which empowers children through skateboarding and education in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa. The organisation focuses predominantly on children who are ordinarily excluded from education and sport opportunities, especially girls, children living with disabilities and those from low-income backgrounds. Raheem Javid is the Director of the Children's Museum of Science and Technology, Kabul, a centre founded with the aim of introducing hands on, creative, innovative and interactive learning through sharing scientific knowledge. REGISTER FOR THE EVENT WATCH OUR PREVIOUS LIVE DISCUSSIONS Give your support today to help transform tomorrow These live conversations are free to attend, but if you would like to make a voluntary donation to help support our projects that build brighter futures for men, women, boys and girls across Afghanistan, you can do so here: DONATE Booking for this event has now closed.