UNICEF Raises $300 Million to Assist Afghan Children

Kabul – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has announced that 15 percent of aid has been collected following a $2 billion request for assistance to children in Afghanistan.

According to UNICEF, this is the organization’s most tremendous request for assistance to Afghanistan’s children in 2022.

The Children’s Fund said with the generous help of partners, the request has now been completed by 15 percent.

In January alone, 2,475,535 people of Afghanistan in 17 provinces had access to basic health services, UNICEF added.

According to UNICEF, at least 8.6 million children under the age of five also received the polio vaccine in January through the National Campaign. Likewise, 281,302 children have been educated through local classes.

Meanwhile, UNICEF Representative in Afghanistan Mohamad Ag Ayoya said during a visit to Mazar-e-Sharif the previous day that with the help of partners, they could prevent the complete collapse of Afghanistan’s health system.