Elizabeth Isakov. International award in the field of humanitarian Affairs, the Nansen award, on the first day of the week was solemnly presented to the winner of the 2015 Afghan teacher asifi Aquila, who opened a school for refugee girls.
Asifi, 49-year-old citizen of Afghanistan, has dedicated his life to the fight for access to education of Afghan girls living in the camps of immigrants in Pakistan. Due to her efforts, nearly a thousand people have learned to read and write. According to the UN, only one in two children from immigrant families gain access to education.
"Atifi represents an exceptional set of wisdom, passion and commitment to results