Tag archive of Afghan women story

Sound business ideas coming to fruition

Story of Mohammad Ali - A Microfinance Client Since returning from Iran after the Taliban regime collapsed, Mohammad Ali has been trying his hand at various businesses to support his family. As a migrant in Iran for 20 years, Ali gained skills and knowledge in various forms of trade and farming. After quitting his trade business last year, Mohammad Ali started a poultry and farming business on a piece of land he leased for AFN 170,000 per year in

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Empowered by embroidery

Rozma, 48 years old and a native of Maidan Wardak, has come a long way since her family moved to Kabul only to escape Taliban-ruled Afghanistan in the late 1990s. While living as a refugee in Iran without financial means, she decided to learn skills in stitching, tailoring, wool knitting, and embroidery.Years later after the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Rozma and her family repatriated back to Kabul with no real livelihood prospects. She turned to

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