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  • Each year, USAID humanitarian assistance implementing partner, World Food Program (WFP)/Afghanistan distributes monthly mixed food rations to vulnerable families living in Kabul Informal Settlements.

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  • Andrew Rebold USAID representative delivering a speech during the Inauguration Ceremony for the Revised National Medical Record Package, Electronic Medical Record System Based on the Patient Master Index; and the Newborn Care Standard Training Centre

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  • Asphalt paving on part of the Gardez-Khost Highway has been completed ahead of schedule.

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  • With Promote, USAID is supporting young Afghan women and girls by strengthening women’s rights groups, boosting female participation in the economy, and helping women gain business and management skills.

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  • Sepideh Keyvanshad, USAID/Afghanistan Deputy MD (2nd from right) shows a signed agreement for the Development Credit Authority (DCA), a new US financial support project for Afghan small business. Representatives from OXUS, FMFB and FINCA also signed.

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  • Frequent diner Hayda Gulzar comes to Chipsi to meet friends and enjoy tasty meals served by well-trained staff.

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  • Engineer Mohammad Nadir uses a digital hammer to test the quality of concrete in Herat.

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Learning how to sew curtains and much more in Helmand
Afghan Women Learn to Sew for a Living
Visitors at Domotex in Hannover, Germany, admired Afghan carpets on display.
Afghan Carpet Exports Going Strong
Selsela discusses a work issue with Ali Saadat, president of Zohal Consultancy
Skilled Workers Spur Afghan Business Growth

About Afghanistan

USAID is helping Afghanistan become a more responsible and integrated member of the region and the world. Great strides have been made in health and education, bringing more Afghans back into economic and civic life.

Institutions that can accountably respond to people’s needs and aspirations are being restored. Investments in infrastructure and human capital are making the country less vulnerable to insurgents and illicit business and more attractive for private-sector enterprise.

Through its work, the Agency has boosted incomes, created jobs and reduced poverty. At the same time, we have improved how we work in Afghanistan. These reforms are core to our mission to accomplish results sustainably and cost-effectively.

USAID and its partners will continue to build upon this foundation. Our focus includes investing in energy, industries and capacities that will generate broad-based and inclusive economic growth and improve security. We are working with the Afghan people to lay the foundation that enables a successful transition from a donor-supported economy to one driven by Afghan growth and ingenuity.

Last updated: April 13, 2015

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Contact Information

Mission Contact

USAID/Afghanistan
Great Masood Road
Kabul, Afghanistan
Kabul
Afghanistan
Phone 
+1.202.216.6288

USAID Contact

Ciara Corbett
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Rm. 5.6-027
Washington
, DC 
20523
USA
Phone 
202-216-3116