October 30, 2023
Empowering Artisans: Sima’s Journey to Financial Independence

As a skilled artisan with limited opportunities, she has become a successful entrepreneur, contributing to her family's well-being and the local economy.

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September 27, 2023
Sarah’s Journey: Empowering Women through Tailoring Skills and Business Lessons

"Amidst the challenging security conditions prevalent at that time, I successfully maintained the collection of the Self-Help Group (SHG)."

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September 5, 2023
In Kunduz Province, an important project is underway to improve food security and nutrition for small farmers facing drought

This project is a partnership between the Hand in Hand Afghanistan Organization (HIHAO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). HIHAO is implementing this initiative, in Khan Abad, Imam Sahib,...

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August 31, 2023
Pesta Gul’s Empowerment Journey; reflecting on the positive impact of the HASEL Project

"I used to feel helpless about supporting my family before, but now I can overcome economic challenges. This has been the most significant change in my life," shares Pesta Gul,...

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August 1, 2023
Empowering Afghanistan’s Saffron Value Chain: A Path to Prosperity and Global Recognition

On July 23, 2023, a momentous Stakeholder Coordination and Learning Workshop took place in Herat, hosted by Hand in Hand Afghanistan Organization (HIHAO).

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August 1, 2023
Oghlika’s Story: The Project Provides a Secure Future for Women

 “I enjoy acquiring new skills through workshops and training sessions. I even managed to learn Persian, as my mother tongue is Turkish, and previously I struggled to communicate in our...

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July 3, 2023
Mastora’s Story: Aspires to Expand Her Business into A Larger Shop or Mall in the Area

Mastora is a 35-year-old woman residing in Sheer Abad Turkmania, Balkh province of Afghanistan. She is a mother of two daughters and four sons, a devoted wife to her husband,...

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June 5, 2023
“I want to help other women to use their ability to have financial independence”

I persistently searched for a profession that could support my family's expenses, which eventually led me to the opportunity provided by Hand in Hand Afghanistan's project. This initiative had a...

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May 11, 2023
Hand in Hand Saffron Producers Receive Organic Certification

Hand in Hand is delighted to announce both of the saffron producers and exporting companies taking part in its Organic Growth project have now been certified by the US-NOP (National...

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May 8, 2023
Saffron Association Management and Administration Workshop

A workshop on association management and administration was held for the saffron association’s members of Red Gold project, which aims to improve livelihoods through saffron cultivation in Balkh province.

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May 4, 2023
Knowledge Of Tailoring Enabled Me to Establish and Manage the Career

"Nothing is easy; everything needs your effort, passion, and perseverance. If you try to learn, then you can. To participate effectively in projects and enable themselves to support their family...

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April 6, 2023
The Poultry Farm Bloom Hopes to Keep a Heart Beating

Though it’s the beginning of the story for me, it feels like a miracle. My fourth son Omar is suffering from a heart hole since birth, and we found out...

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