PARMINA’S STORY Parmina is 28 years old, married and living in Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani village of Nahre Shahi district. She has 4 kids, a son and three daughters. Her husband is jobless and he wanted to leave the country in search of job. But when Parmina was enrolled in the Promoting Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment […]Read More
MEET FRESHTA, AN EMBROIDERESS Thanks to Hand in Hand Afghanistan and all supporters for the program, I received business service training and received support to establish embroidery enterprise. These enabled me to learn my favorite occupation and have a better life without suffering, says, Freshta 24 years old, mother of two kids. “I have got married […]Read More
“I joined Parwana group and received poultry training, I learned how to run a poultry farm and how to contribute in family expenses through selling eggs. I also learned how to take care of chickens and about reproducing chickens.” Says Shaboo, 55, mother of 8, who lives in Jigabanda, a village just outside of Aiybak […]Read More
Bas Maro, The Poultry Farmer We lived in Pakistan for more than thirty years and returned to Afghanistan around eight years ago. We did not have anything here and didn’t know anything about Afghanistan. I am married and all my kids were born and raised in Pakistan. Later we were forced to leave Pakistan.” Says […]Read More
LAILA, GIVING A HELPING HAND TO HER FATHER “We used to live in extreme poverty, my father -the only breadwinner of the family is unskilled labor, mother is housewife and I have 3 brothers and 3 sisters. My two brothers are disabled and my father’s income is never enough for the entire family, my sister […]Read More
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