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Jobs Lost, Middle Class Afghans Slide Into Poverty, Hunger

Jobs Lost, Middle Class Afghans Slide Into Poverty, Hunger

From: AP

Not long ago, Ferishta Salihi and her family had enough for a decent life. Her husband was working and earned a good salary. She could send several of her daughters to private schools.

But now, after her husband lost his job following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, she was lined up with hundreds of other Afghans, registering with the U.N.’s World Food Program to receive food and cash that her family desperately needs just for survival.

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