History

Moraa History

Moraa Educational Complex (MEC) was established to address the gap in the availability of secondary and higher education for young Afghan women.

MEC is a female-focused project that has been funded by Dr. Azizullah Amir through private- investment and capital contributions made by him and his family. MEC was officially inaugurated by HE the First Lady of Afghanistan, Rula Ghani, together with the Ministers of Education and Higher Education, in May 2016.

MEC was established on 42,000m2 in Kabul and is a unique educational institution, catering solely to female students, from kindergarten, high school, midwifery school (capable of providing tuition in midwifery, nursing, medical technology, anesthesia, radiology, pharmacy, dentistry and physiotherapy), university for degree courses in medicine, computer science, business administration and education. It provides childcare for students with children. It provides female-only accommodation in a secure complex for students regardless of the institution in which they are studying, as a means of encouraging families to enable their daughters to study away from home. It also provides an enabling environment for mothers with children to access different levels of education by allowing them to be together with their children on the campus, MEC provides dorm facilities in a safe, secure, and an Afghan female cultural environment with the capacity of 960 students.