Two-wheel tractors are changing the landscape for Afghan farmers in more ways than one. They're changing the types of crops farmers grow, the cost to grow them, and the amount of income from crop sales and agricultural services.
Internships are providing women engineering students in Afghanistan with the experience they need to compete for jobs in a profession dominated by men.
In southern Afghanistan, years of war and insecurity have widowed many women. Without a male head of household, women are not able to leave the home to access economic opportunities.
Haji Hossein Payman established the Etimad Tailoring Co. and retail store in 2009, which produces suits, jeans, T-shirts and women’s dresses. He uses the best brands and highest quality products to win business and compete with foreign products available in the Afghanistan market.
The training had a dramatic impact on Abbasi and her work. With three years of experience working at the hospital, she not only had her salary raised, but the program improved her work environment.
Last updated: October 24, 2016