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Transforming Lives

The landmark gathering in Pul-e-Alam
31 JULY 2013 | LOGAR, AFGHANISTAN
 
When more than a hundred men and women gathered in Pul-e-Alam, provincial capital of Logar in eastern Afghanistan, it was more than just another meeting. It was a crucial attempt to bring government closer to communities in insurgency-affected areas.
Centuries ago, its geography was enough for Afghanistan to be an important center of trade and commerce
30 JULY 2013 | KABUL, AFGHANISTAN
 
The conflict mediation shura or council investigates the dispute
30 JULY 2013 | KHOST, AFGHANISTAN
 
When a team of government surveyors arrived in Gurbuz, a district in the eastern Afghan province of Khost, it was more than a sign that a road would be built in the area. It was the first step in the process of resolving a bitter tribal dispute.
‘It is a dream come true to work in the information technology industry, even though it is male-dominated’ - Nilab Akrami
29 JULY 2013 | KABUL, AFGHANISTAN
 
In the three years since she graduated from an Indian university with a degree in computer science, Nilab Akrami has built up a solid career at Afghanistan’s Agricultural Development Fund (ADF). As also the Fund’s computerized accounting system.
Demrasi’s repaired reservoir sits at the foot of the mountains
28 JULY 2013 | KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN
 
“We had no water for our crops, then the runoff from the mountains would flood our lands,” says Noor Mohammad, describing the predicament of his tiny village in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar.
 

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Last updated: June 02, 2014

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