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Transforming Lives

Dr Raqib examines a sheep at a Kuchi settlement in Laghman province
6 AUGUST 2013 | LAGHMAN, AFGHANISTAN
 
Abdul Raqib’s veterinary service covers 320 villages strung across five districts in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Laghman. For Dr Raqib, it is a dream come true. The veterinarian had long wanted to expand veterinary services in the province.
Author Javid Kotwal (on the left) and publisher Mohammad Hussain Mohammadi displaying their newest offerings, each with an ISBN
5 AUGUST 2013 | KABUL, AFGHANISTAN
 
The workshop on women’s rights in Islam in Baghdis province
4 AUGUST 2013 | BADGHIS, AFGHANISTAN
 
The workshop was attended by at least 65 officials from nine munici-palities
3 AUGUST 2013 | BALKH, AFGHANISTAN
 
When municipal officials from across northern Afghanistan gathered in Mazar-e-Sharif to discuss their work, it was more than just another talking shop.
 
Sayed Sakandar (left) in his orchard, in animated conversation about the merits of growing fruit`
2 AUGUST 2013 | BAGHLAN, AFGHANISTAN
 
Sayed Sakandar’s 70 apricot trees offer more than the promise of an abundant harvest. They symbolize the slow but steady success of attempts to persuade Afghan farmers that there are viable alternatives to opium poppies.
 

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Last updated: November 05, 2014

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