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General assembly, the highest decision making body of the organization with the participation of community representatives.
To use the right of voting is one of the democratic principles in order to have an active team work for the organization as well as for the society.
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NPO/RRAA responded to the basic needs of people (Access to potable drinking water).
To use the right of vote by women in the NSP program is a way to empower the women at the society level.
Construction of water resources is the mean for the development of Agriculture and empowerment of livelihood mainly in the targeted areas of the organization.
 
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About Afghanistan ABOUT AFGHANISTAN

Afghanistan is a country with an area of about 250,000 square miles, making it the 41st largest country. There are 34 administrative provinces that make up Afghanistan. Each province is then divided into many smaller districts with each district containing several townships or a city. The country itself has many neighbors including Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan to the north, to the west is Iran, to the south it is Pakistan and on the east is the People’s Republic of China.

There are several natural resources in Afghanistan including copper, silver, gold, and iron ore, precious and semi precious stones including emeralds, lapis and azure. There is also the possibility of Afghanistan having petroleum in mass amounts and natural gas. There is also coal, uranium, talc, chromate, lead, salt and sulfur.

Afghanistan may participate in many sports, however there are a few that need mentioning. The game of Buskashi which translates to goat killing is the national sport of Afghanistan. It is thought that the name came from the older Afghanistan and might have involved hunting mounting goats on horseback. Today the game is played with teams, and the goal is to be the first to toss a dead calf across a goal line.

Facts you may not know about Afghanistan:
For a decade and more, one country has dominated the news headlines more than most - Afghanistan. Mention this country and what comes to mind? Probably Taliban and terrorism, burkas and beards. But Afghanistan is much more. Beyond the headlines of war, there is another country where ancient traditions endure and a new country is emerging.

Afghans celebrate their New Year, Nawrooz, on 21 March, the first day of spring. Thousands travel to the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif to welcome in Nawrooz a pre-Islamic festival. Local strong men raise a great Janda an Islamic banner, to herald the beginning of spring and the start of the New Year. If it is lifted in one smooth motion, it is seen as a good omen for the months to come.

 

 


 
 
 
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