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6 March 2013
Sima Behbodi started dairy farming four years ago with just one calf. Today, says the mother of seven, “I have eight cows and all produce...
4 March 2013
For years, Farzana dreamt of running a business and earning enough to support her family. Her husband was unemployed, and it was a struggle to...
2 March 2013
At just 19 years old, Zahra Abdul Aziz is a trailblazer for the women of Afghanistan’s western province of Farah. As a manager in Farah’s...
28 February 2013
For years, Habibullah, a potato farmer in Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab, struggled to support his family. His land never yielded enough to pay for...
4 February 2013
USAID's RAMP UP A municipal employee at the newly-launched information service desk Kandahar’s residents say their lives have been transformed since the installation...
7 January 2013
USAID's RAMP UP Female data entry clerks enter parcel registration data at the City Hall in Kandahar. Kandahar, the largest city in...
31 December 2012
USAID's RAMP UP Charikar youth participate in a community clean-up day. Charikar City, the capital of Parwan Province, produces 85 cubic meters...
20 February 2011
Takhar Province, Afghanistan
Mayor of Takhar Province gives information to the media about Takhar Grain Market. On January 20, provincial, district, and local officials from Takhar Province...
31 October 2010
Tahkar, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
USAID is helping Afghan farmers ensure that this season’s harvest is exceptionally abundant. Thanks to training provided by USAID’s Incentives Driving Economic Alternatives – North,...
30 September 2010
On August 25, the first group of gemstone cut-and-polish trainees graduated from the Gemstone Training Center in Jalalabad. USAID supports the training center through a...
31 August 2010
On August 22, Kabul Mayor Mohammad Younus Nawandish, U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry and USAID Deputy Mission Director John Atteberry re-opened the Foroshgah-E-Borzorg Shopping Center in...
15 July 2010
Baghlan Province, Afghanistan
On July 11, the Ministry of Education provided specially designed laptops through the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Afghanistan program to 279 children and teachers...
30 June 2010
Ten Afghan carpet companies successfully participated in the Domotex Middle East Trade Show in Dubai. USAID’s Afghanistan Small and Medium Enterprise Development (ASMED) project sponsored...
30 June 2010
Kunduz Province, Afghanistan
The Shamal Afghanistan Jewelry and Gemstone Association Training Center in Kunduz Province celebrated its official inauguration. USAID’s Afghanistan Small and Medium Enterprise Development (ASMED) project...
19 December 2012
USAID's IDEA-NEW The opening of a fruit and vegetable wholesale market in Qala-e-Naw Yesterday Badghis Provincial Governor, Mohammad Tahir Sabari,...
26 November 2012
USAID / IDEA-NEW Inauguration and Handover Ceremony of Sakha Canal USAID hosted a ceremony marking the completion of the Sakha Canal rehabilitation in...
26 June 2012
USAID/IDEA-NEW USAID funded the reconstruction of a 10-km long Kushkak Canal at Surkhrod district, Nangarhar At today’s ribbon-cutting ceremony, Nangarhar Deputy Provincial...
9 April 2012
USAID/IDEA-NEW Anisa Imran, Director of Nangarhar's Department of Women's Affairs hands out an award to a graduate of USAID-funded Business Training Course in Eastern...
29 March 2012
U.S. Embassy Kabul Ready for Export: produce packaged at the Surkhrod Packing Facility The Surkhrod Packing facility, established and run by...
26 March 2012
USAID/RAMP UP EAST Overview of the 2 km gravel road, culverts and retaining wall project in Karala Village, Asadabad When the snow...
29 January 2012
USAID/RAMP UP East Engineer Leeda Raufi, one of the graduates thanks USAID for providing the training. Twenty-two women engineers and engineering students...
22 May 2013
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