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Afghan Kids Answer Your Questions

Listen to Afghan Kids

Click here to listen to a group of about 100 boys and girls learning to say the alphabet in a language called Dari.
Your questions were asked far and wide throughout Afghanistan. Kids responded from Kandahar and Helmand in the south, Takhar and Baghlan in the north, Nangahar in the east, and Kabul (the capital).

Click here to see a slideshow of Afghan kids and their answers to your questions or pick from the list of questions below:

  1. What is your school like?
  2. What do your parents do?
  3. What do you hope to do when you grow up?
  4. What is your favorite food?
  5. What do you like to do for fun?
  6. What do you hope happens to Afghanistan in the future? What kind of country do you want Afghanistan to be when you grow up?
  7. Do you work? Do you have a lot of chores to do?
  8. What types of sports do you like to play? And can girls play too?
  9. What do you think Americans are like?
  10. Have you been affected by America's war with the terrorists? How?
  11. What is your favorite holiday?
  12. What do 9-year-old girls like to do for fun?
  13. Drugs are a problem for teenagers here in the United States. Are they a problem for you? What is the punishment if someone is caught?
  14. Do you know anyone who knows Osama Bin Laden?
  15. Do you ever play with friends, read, listen to music, or just hang out?
  16. Do the teenagers in Afghanistan go out on dates?
  17. Can you hear any bombs?
  18. Please describe what you wear.
  19. Are you allowed to play with children of the opposite gender?
  20. Would you like to come to America?
  21. What do you normally eat in a day?
  22. What kind of toys do you have?
  23. What is family life like in Afghanistan?
  24. What is your school like?
  25. Are you more scared now or were you more scared before 9/11?
  26. How do you feel about the American military who are in your country?
  27. What do you do for fun?
  28. In what good ways has your life changed since the attacks on September 11, 2001? Bad ways?
  29. How do you feel toward Americans? Do you think they have helped you or hurt your country?
  30. When do you start school?