Initiative Name: Yare Mehrabam or Kids Education
Organization: Code to Inspire (CTI)
App Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.codetoinspire.yaremehraban
Location: Herat, Afghanistan
Yare Mehrabam is an educational and useful program for Afghan parents. The purpose of this program is to raise the educational quality of children and encourage parents to work with them to provide stories, images, games and puzzles. This program is in three languages: Dari, Pashto and English. Each section covers topics such as the Dari Alphabet, getting to know the colors, the Organ, Math Execution, Geometric Shapes, Stories, Entertainment and Pictures. Launched in the year 2018 the application has more than 500 downloads and works closely with Ministry of Education to facilitate Afghan Children Education Program. The app is developed by Code to Inspire (CTI), which is the first coding school for girls in Afghanistan, established in the western Afghan city of Herat. Founded by Fereshteh Forough in January 2015, CTI is two- year after-school program that has given more than 150 female students skills and confidence to code, build apps, and generate work opportunities for themselves. CTI believes in giving these young tech entrepreneurs the latest skills through classes in Web Development, Game, Mobile Application Development and Graphics.