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Monday, July 27, 2015 - 5:30am

Kabul, Afghanistan, July 27, 2015 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) PROMOTE program launched the Jawana women’s leadership skills course with a ceremony at the Geology Faculty of Kabul University. One hundred Afghan women, between the ages of 18 and 30, attended the ceremony.  Guests included representatives from the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, the Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs & Disabled, USAID, university students, members of women’s civil society organizations, women and human rights activists and community representatives.

The young women, who have either a high school diploma, vocational school or university degree, are participating in a series of mentoring and practical activities, in order to develop the knowledge and skills that will lead to senior positions in government, the private sector and civil society.

Sunday, October 29, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently started a three-year Local Governance and Community Development project in Afghanistan, to be carried out through the Provincial Reconstruction Teams.
 
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently started a three-year Local Governance and Community Development project in Afghanistan, to be carried out through the Provincial Reconstruction Teams.
 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded the Agriculture Rural Investment and Enterprise Strengthening (ARIES) project in Afghanistan.
 
Monday, October 2, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The first flight from the new airfield in Zabul arrived in Kabul last week.
 
The first flight from the new airfield in Zabul arrived in Kabul last week.  A plane from “PRT Air”, an air charter serving a broad range of organizations working on development issues, flew into Kabul from Qalat last week. PRT Air will continue to have scheduled flights twice a week. The completion of the first airstrip in Zabul Province will provide a gateway to further development, economic growth, and communication links for the Province.
 
Sunday, October 1, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The U.S. Government will contribute $22 million, over five years, to support the Education Ministry’s vision of a literate Afghanistan.
 
Tuesday, September 19, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently provided the Government of Afghanistan with an additional $10 million in assistance for diesel fuel procurement.
 
Monday, September 18, 2006 - 6:00am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- Minister of Education, Mr. Haneef Atmar, is visiting the United States for the first time to attend U.S. First Lady Laura Bush’s Global Literacy Conference to be held at the New York City Public Library on September 18.
 
Wednesday, August 30, 2006 - 5:45am
ZABUL, AFGHANISTAN- August 30, 2006, marks the opening of the newly refurbished Health Clinic in Shinkay district of Zabul Province.
 
August 30, 2006, marks the opening of the newly refurbished Health Clinic in Shinkay district of Zabul Province.
 
Thursday, August 10, 2006 - 5:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Congress recently passed legislation for $2.1 billion in additional assistance to the Government of Afghanistan in 2006.
 
Sunday, August 6, 2006 - 5:45am
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently approved a $4.4 million project with the University of California – Davis to assist in the development of Afghanistan’s livestock sector.
 

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