1 OCTOBER 2013 | KABUL, AFGHANISTAN
For years, Dehgan Roz manufactured plain yoghurt using the most basic equipment and production process. Milk from two suppliers was made into yoghurt, which was delivered to small shops in Kabul.
September 2013—Nazira* cultivates a kitchen garden, selling the vegetables and earning more than she ever made as a seamstress.
“I lost my father when I was a child. It’s up to me to support my family and now I can,” she says.
September 2013—When the Sarkani Youth Association in the northeastern Afghan province of Kunar decided to re-build a cricket pitch [When?], it was more than an acknowledgement of the area’s most popular sport. It symbolized a crucial attempt to engage with young people.
Last updated: February 21, 2014