Afghanistan, 2009: A girl sits near a baby donkey in Bamyan Province. Children around the world have an intuitive connection to animals and their natural environment. In Afghanistan, donkeys are often the only source of transportation in rural communities. They are also used by UNICEF and partners to deliver vaccines, school supplies, emergency relief and other aid to hard-to-reach parts of the country.
© UNICEF/ Shehzad Noorani