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Special Report: Kids in Afghanistan
by Cassandra Nelson
Scholastic News Online | Almost four years after the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan, the rural areas of the country do not look very different. There is no electricity. There is no running water or plumbing. There are no jobs. However, there is hope for improvement.