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The Financial Access for Investing in the Development of Afghanistan (FAIDA) program is helping the Afghan Government and the private sector develop a robust financial sector. FAIDA seeks to build the capacity of Afghan institutions to deliver finance, as well as to develop a financial legal framework and market infrastructure that will foster economic growth and generate employment opportunities. FAIDA also directly assists Afghan women entrepreneurs by providing targeted business development, training, and mobile money support. 


The Afghanistan Engineering Support Program (AESP) provides architecture and engineering (A&E) services to support USAID/Afghanistan’s Office of Economic Growth and Infrastructure (OEGI).  Activities under AESP complement the activities and expertise of USAID’s staff.  The AESP team provides resident A&E services and capacity building for local national employees, Afghan ministries, and USAID staff in several sectors: energy, transportation, water and sanitation, vertical structures, field/technical services, and communication.


Last updated: December 18, 2014