Images: Plea for Socks provides opportunity to offer aid, build trust, inspire women [Image 20 of 31]
More than 400 Afghan refugee children attending the Aschiana School in Kabul each received a bag of donated clothes, school supplies and hygiene products delivered by Camp Eggers personnel during a volunteer community relations mission. Aschiana (Afghanistan's Children - A New Approach) is an Afghan non-governmental organization that provides services, support and programs to more than 4,500 working street children through centers in Kabul, Mazar-i-Sharif, Herat and Parwan. The non-profit organization was a major beneficiary of Give Me Socks, a small foundation developed by a Department of Defense employee stationed at Camp Eggers dedicated to providing Afghan child refugees with winter garments, school supplies and hygiene products. NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan is a coalition of 37 troop-contributing nations charged with assisting the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in generating a capable and sustainable Afghan National Security Force ready to take lead of their country's security by 2014. For more information about NTM-A, visit www.ntm-a.com.
Date Posted:04.21.2012 07:42