Success Stories

September 5, 2019
FAHIMA, THE POULTRY FARMER

“I joined Tabesh Self Help Group and attended regular group meetings and received poultry vocational skills training to build a backyard poultry farm. I was always interested to have my...

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August 15, 2019
FREBA, The Photographer

FREBA, THE PHOTOGRAPHER Freba is 21 years old, married and lives at her father in-law’s house in Shahrak Ulia village of Mazar-e-Sharif. Her husband is a labor with irregular income....

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July 17, 2019
 PARMINA’S STORY

 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...

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June 12, 2019
MEET FRESHTA, AN EMBROIDERESS

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...

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May 15, 2019
MEET: SHABOO, THE POULTRY FARMER

 “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...

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April 18, 2019
BAS MARO

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...

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March 20, 2019
LAILA, GIVING A HELPING HAND TO HER FATHER

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...

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January 30, 2019
AQILA: MY BUSINESS ENABLES ME TO CONTINUE MY EDUCATION

Hand in Hand Afghanistan implements ‘Village Uplift Program’ in Shahrak Ulia village of Mazar-e-Sharif. Aqila is one of the 110 women recognized eligible and she joined the program about a...

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January 2, 2019
POULTRY FARMING, AN ALTERNATIVE LIVELIHOOD

Dur Begum, 60, a mother of four children and internally displaced person from Khost-o-Fering district, Baghlan Province.

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December 6, 2018
FROM UNSKILLED LABOR TO SKILLED CARPENTER

Jan Mohammad used to work in agricultural fields as unskilled labor and help his father in feeding the family

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November 8, 2018
Meet Bakhtawar

Bakhtawar, 56 years old widow, lives in Mir Qasim Jan, a village of Chimtal district, Balkh province. She has two married daughters and one married son.

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October 9, 2018
WOMEN CONTRIBUTE IN FAMILY EXPENSES

I stich women coats for a market shop and earn around AFN 10,000 per month now, my son- who is in high school and is 17 years old- has learned...

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