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Transforming Lives

Koko Shirin checks on the cabbages growing in her greenhouse
19 AUGUST 2013 | TAKHAR, AFGHANISTAN
 
Koko Shirin is looking to literally grow her business. She cultivates off-season vegetables in the greenhouse in her backyard. Each harvest brings in good money, a key consideration for a woman who is her family’s sole provider.
 
A representative from a privately owned agricultural depot in Nangarhar province hands out leaflets to farmers
18 AUGUST 2013 | NANGARHAR, AFGHANISTAN
 
Women sticking labels on to jars of tomato paste
17 AUGUST 2013 | BALKH, AFGHANISTAN
 
A Mazar-i-Sharif company has become a good illustration of the well-known phrase ‘a rising tide lifts all boats’. When Qarizada Tomato Paste Company secured a loan, it was able to grow and trigger organic growth in nearby provinces around.
 
Psychiatrist Dr Kos (left) with Aziza Eshani, one of the counselors she trained to provide support to bereaved families
14 AUGUST 2013 | KABUL, AFGHANISTAN
 
Bashar at a World Food Program distribution point in Lashkargah
13 AUGUST 2013 | HELMAND, AFGHANISTAN
 

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Last updated: June 02, 2014

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