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Sarah Cottereau. Picture: Josh Smith.

Sarah Cottereau, project management with STAGES (part of the Aga Khan Foundation), Afghanistan

Sarah Cottereau is the Project Management Unit Coordinator for STAGES, a DFID-funded consortium led by the Aga Khan Foundation in Afghanistan. With a background in political sciences, Sarah has spent seven years working in international development in Tajikistan, Central Africa, Canada and Afghanistan.

It takes a whole village to educate a child

I visited Ghor province in Afghanistan in June 2015 as part of my work for STAGES project, one of the UK-funded Girls’ Education Challenge programmes. I went there to see the work being carried out by one of the partners, which …