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Financial Access for Investing in the Development of Afghanistan (FAIDA) seeks to build a sustainable, diverse, and inclusive Afghan financial sector that can generate and sustain quality employment, and meet the needs of businesses of all sizes. The $108 million program began in February 2011 and ends in February 2016.

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USAID/Afghanistan’s goal is to increase job placements and wages for 25,000 Afghans – 25 percent of them women – through increased access to quality technical and business education and training, job placement and support services. A wider goal is to increase highly-qualified, demand-driven labor in the Afghan work force in key economic sectors.

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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.

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Assistance in Building Afghanistan by Developing Enterprises (ABADE) is a four-year, $105 million project that commenced in October 2012.

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Last updated: March 02, 2015

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