Computer programming scheme for girls kicks-off in Samangan
AIBAK (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Women Affairs (MoWA) on Wednesday launched four-months free of cost computer programming course for 120 girls in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, an official said.
Women Affairs Director Khadija Husna said the promgamme was being funded by the Agha Khan Organisation.
She said school graduates and students of higher education institutes could take part in the education programme.
She said the purpose of this initiative was to encourage girls to the learning of computer programming and skills.
Ismael Sadaat, a computer teacher who is part the scheme, said different software and the use of internet would be taught to the students in the course.
Tamana, 21, one of the participants, said: “I am really happy to see computer learning opportunity had been provided to us. The environment here is suitable for girls and could learn a lot.”
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