Photo Credit: Spc. Elisebet Freeburg (Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan PAO)
Like this boy from a village in Deh Chopan district, many children in Afghanistan do not have the resources to attend school. A program called 'Backpacks for Afghanistan,' coordinated by the 649th Regional Support Group, aims to combat the country's less than 30 percent literacy rate by collecting materials and providing school supply kits to teachers and students.
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