Tabasum Wolayat – Books to Kabul
Tabasum Wolayat (Afghanistan, MPhil Social Anthropology 2012-14, Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld) organised for 17 boxes of medical and legal textbooks to be transported from various Oxford College libraries to Kabul. After months of perseverance and overcoming arduous logistical issues, the books were eventually transported by the RAF from Brize Norton to the British Embassy in Kabul. The books are now housed within the Central Library of the Ministry of Education to be accessed by students studying at Kabul University. They will also be digitised so that students – girls in particular who find it difficult to travel to libraries – are able to have access to them online.