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You see my own equipment, except the new loom, is over 30 years old. If I weave a patu for the market, I will do it all in one d
1 DECEMBER 2003 | SHAMALI PLAINS
 
USAID’s income-generating program provided Aliachmad with the necessary tools—yarn and a refurbished loom—to reestablish his reputation in the village as the patu expert. Aliachmad have a lifetime’s worth of skill, but lack materials and start-up cash.
Nadir, a farmer in Baghram, says his irrigation has improved significantly in 2003, even at 6.5km from the Ghorband dams.
1 DECEMBER 2003 | CHARIKAR DISTRICT, PARWAN PROVINCE
 
Challenge
12-year-old Omid, standing among the lush garden hidden behind the mud walls of the family compound in the Charasiab district of
1 DECEMBER 2003 | CHARASIAB DISTRICT, KABUL
 
“Mom picks the tomatoes every other day and I fill the tank.”
 
New Wells Save Lives in Afghanistan
1 DECEMBER 2003 | KULANGHAR, LOGAR PROVINCE
 
Challenge
Repairing Teacher Training Colleges
1 JUNE 2003 | KABUL
 

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