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For a better future

Marsela, left, and Hamida received two-year scholarships to complete secondary education at UWC Thailand International School in Phuket. (Photo: UWC Thailand)

After the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, Hamida and Marsela are happy to be back in school in Thailand. Despite being far from home, they are not only taking interesting lessons but growing up in a safe environment with new friends and teachers.

“I love it when I can choose what to study. When you have the right to choose your passion, you learn what you are interested in. It is something I always dreamt of,” said Hamida in an interview before she returned to an afternoon class.

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