Afghanistan Infrastructure and Rehabilitation Services Program(IRP) written in English, Dari and Pashto
Keshim-Faizabad Road, looking upstream on Kotcha River Schoolgirls at well pumping clean water Afghan workers building part of a bridge Asphalt being laid on an Afghan road A section of North West Kabul Power Plant Aerial view of the Kajakai Dam

On the Road Trailers
On the Road Trailers

The following are commercial advertisements for On the Road ("Hai Maidan Tai Maidan"), an innovative Afghan national TV program which showcases the diversity of Afghanistan and the progress being made in the country's development. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the weekly television series features a different region each week. The 26-episode series highlights Afghanistan’s pivotal role in the region as a traders’ route and examines the historical relevance of roads and development to local economic growth, education, and access to services. Tolo TV began airing the On the Road series on November 21, 2009 at 8:00 PM (local Kabul time). On the Road is a combined effort of the U.S. Government, the Moby Media Group and The Louis Berger Group/Black & Veatch Joint Venture.

To view clips from the full On the Road episodes, visit the AfghanistanOnTheRoad YouTube channel.

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On The Road in Badakhshan Province

In this trailer for the 60-minute pilot episode, the 22-year-old Afghan host, Mujeeb Arez, explores the social, cultural and historical aspects of Badakshan Provice through face-to-face interviews with community leaders and people in their own local communities. View full episode >>

On The Road in Kandahar Province I

In this episode, host Mujeeb Arez travels to Kandahar Province. He speaks with a farmer from a local pomegranate orchard, the prized fruit of the Arghandab district. Mujeeb and the Tolo TV crew also explore the local literary and musical culture and even travel to remote Helmand Province to witness the launch of the newly repaired third turbine at the Kajakai Dam power house. View full episode >>

On The Road in Kandahar Province II

In this episode, the tour of Kandahar Province continues. Viewers take a tour of Kandahar City, watch a football match between local high school students as part of youth centers established with assistance from the American people, and witness the new roads connecting villages in the Arghestan district. In the final scene, host Mujeeb Arez spends an evening with local actors who tell stories and sing traditional songs from the region. View full episode >>

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