Schools on the Afghan border
These girls in the school of Anjirob village are wearing, according to the Tajik practice, a standard dress for school so that poorer girls are not ashamed of their shabby clothes.
Kisht village school principal Murodali Odinaev leads a community effort to plant trees in the school garden every year. Some of them survive.
A school assistant serves soup made from WFP oil, pulses and flour and supplemented by vegetables from the parents.
A school cook in Faizobod prepares the soup over a fire made from the cotton branches left after harvesting and gathered for winter fuel.
Schools in Tajikistan use WFP fortified flour to make both baked bread and crispy wafers.