DAARTT

The Danish Assistance to Afghan Rehabilitation and Technical Training (DAARTT) was established in 2003 as a non-political, non-political humanitarian organization , registered and approved by the Government of Afghanistan on 14 January 2004. [1]

The main objective of DAARTT is to support the need for reconstruction and development in Afghanistan, with special focus on the educational sector. The Afghan Ministry of Education works closely with DAARTT for projects on school construction and rehabilitation. In addition, more focus is needed to improve the capacity of the teacher. [2]

The following are some of the activities that will be undertaken by the government and the community, such as the following: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • the education condition at home. [3]

Up till now, DAARTT has created dormitories and schools in different provinces of Afghanistan, such as Kapisa , Nangarhar , Khogyani disambiguation needed ] and Samangan .

Projects

Construction of Girls Dormitories in Kapisa

Albironi University is a newly established university in Kapisa province and the university campus is temporary a building of a textile company. Some faculty and administration buildings are currently under construction. However, there is a lack of dormitory for the students. So under the request of the Ministry of Higher Education, DAARTT used private donations to build two storey dormitories with 80 single beds and the latest facilities . The current construction of the project began on 1 July 2008. [4]

Reconstruction of Malik Yaar Hotak High School

Malik Yaar Hotak High School underwent DACAAR , DANIDA and DAARTT. The current nine classrooms were reconstructed by DACAAR with the use of the DANIDA fund in 1999. In 2008, DAARTT decided to build additional classrooms including a 520m boundary wall with the help of private donations. [5]

Construction of Karta and Solha Girls High School

DAARTT, under the requests of the local community, decided to build a two-storeyed school with 12 classrooms using private funds from donors. Currently, there are 1200 students enrolled in the school, and 22 female teachers are handling 23 classes with students from 1st grade to 9th grade. While waiting for the new building to be constructed, the students used the building of an old health clinic as a temporary site. The actual construction work began on 22 July 2008. [6]

Training of DAARTT staff in HQ in Denmark

To further improve and allow understanding of how to work in the headquarters, trainings were provided to the staff of DAARTT. In August 2009, DAARTT Finance Head Section Ahmad Fahim Nasir had a successful trip to the HQ in Denmark for 13 days, with long meetings and discussions with the DPA board staff. [7]

References

  1. Jump up^ http://www.daartt.org/
  2. Jump up^ DACAAR activities turns into new NGO in Afghanistan | ReliefWeb
  3. Jump up^ http://www.afghanistan.um.dk/en/menu/Links/DanishActorsInAfghanistan/
  4. Jump up^ http://www.daartt.org/other%20pages/Update%20of%20do.htm
  5. Jump up^ http://www.daartt.org/other%20pages/Khogiani.htm
  6. Jump up^ http://www.daartt.org/other%20pages/Samangan.htm
  7. Jump up^ http://www.daartt.org/Training.htm

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