Nazir Peroz

When talking about getting involved, Peroz likes to quote John F. Kennedy’s famous line "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." Peroz is totally committed. Continue

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Afghans in Germany

At the juncture of Southern and Central Asia, there is a land of magnificent high mountain ranges, semi-desert valleys and sky-blue lakes – a land once rich in musical, literary and artistic traditions – but a land that has for decades been torn by strife. Many Afghans fled to Germany …


“As long as there are young people, this country has a future.” Four times a year, Nazir Peroz flies to Afghanistan to help young people all around the country develop IT systems. For security reasons, the computer specialist flies from one city to another. He avoids military facilities – the danger of an attack is greatest in their vicinity. He moves as if in a tunnel: single-mindedly and as stealthily as possible. It wouldn't help anyone, if he were to put his life at risk, he says. On the itinerary this time are Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif and Herat.

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