Social Issues

Escape from Kabul

Posted on: Sat 25 Feb 2023

It’s over 12 months now since our troops left Kabul in a hurry. The situation for Afghan people quickly became serious especially for women and for Hazara people. Single mother and teacher “Jane” decided to flee to Iran with her 5 young daughters. Iran is not safe either right now of course, so “Jane” reached out to a Hazara man in SA whom she’d never met. Juma asked his friends Mij Tanith and Sue Webb to help, to raise $30,000. They knew they could not turn away AND they know they can do it. This is the story

Producer and Interviewer: Nicky Page

Image and permission supplied by E Becker

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