Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women

 
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Meet WfWI - Afghanistan Graduate Zia
    By - Lyndsay Booth - Online and Multimedia Marketing Coordinator
    Zia Gul is a 27 year old mother of four children; three sons and one daughter. Her husband works as Ragman. Zia Gul was uneducated and a housewife but through WFWI was offered the unique opportunity to learn about women rights, health, business, and the rights of children from WWI training programs. WWI introduced Zia Gul...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has received 65 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Meet Zia Gul, a WfWI Vocational Skills Trainer
    By - Lyndsay - Booth
    One very important part of WfWI's vocational training skills program is the trainers. Read on to learn about Zia Gul, a WfWI job skills trainer who teaches WfWI program participants how to knit. Her students learn a vital skill which enables them to earn an income to send their children to school. Zia, a 45 year-old wife...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Meet Wahida - A Success Story
    By - Lyndsay E Booth - Online and Multimedia Marketing Coordinator
    Meet Wahida, a graduate of WfWI. During her year-long holistic training program with WfWI, Wahida learned basic cosmetic skills, and now runs a beauty parlor in her home, allowing her to finance her children's education. Wahida is determined to fight for her children, both her sons and daughters, to ensure they have the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Meet Azada - A Success Story
    By - Lyndsay E Booth - Online and Multimedia Marketing Coordinator
    Meet Azada, a graduate of WfWI. During her year-long holistic training program with WfWI, Azada learned how to cut gem stones to make jewlery, allowing her to find a job after graduation so she could support her family. Learning a vocational school and being able to support herself and her family has provided her with a...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Meet WfWI Graduate Pashton
    By - Lyndsay Booth - Online and Multimedia Marketing Coordinator
    Meet Pashton, a graduate of WfWI. During her year-long holistic training program with WfWI, Pashton learned new tailoring skills, allowing her to find a job after graduation so she could support her family. Pashton is a 35 year old widow who lost her husband in the war. She is now the single mother of six children; three...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has received 12 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Meet Zarquona- A success Story
    By - Lyndsay Booth - Online and Multimedia Coordinator
    Forced into marriage at 15, Zarquona was widowed one year later and unable to care for her newborn daughter. But when she joined Women for Women International, her faith in the future was restored. Thanks to the business skills she learned, Zarquona is now an entrepreneur making a tremendous difference in the lives of the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Agriculture in Afghanistan
    By - Women for Women International - Organization
    In every country where Women for Women International works, the food crisis is a life or death reality for the women we serve. For instance, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization has said that at least 18 million of Afghanistan's estimated 26.6 million people, mostly women and children, cannot meet their daily food...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has received 51 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Engaging Men to Protect Women's Rights
    By - Women for Women International - Women for Women International Programs Staff
    Engaging Men to Promote Women’s Rights During conflict, women are significantly responsible for maintaining the family unit to survive. It is for this reason that they are also targeted for exploitation. After the conflict, women survivors of war and gender based violence must overcome adversity in order to keep the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Stronger Women, Stronger Nations: Afghanistan 2009
    By - Women for Women International: Afghanistan - Afghanistan Country Office
    Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability, self-sufficiency and active citizenship, thereby promoting viable civil societies. Since 1993, the organization has provided more than 153,000 women survivors of...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Investing in Women is the Key to Solving Development
    By - Alex Craig - Programs Assistant, Women for Women International
    Investing in Women is the Key to Solving Development Challenges in Afghanistan Women for Women International is a global, grassroots women’s organization that provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources they need to move from crisis and poverty to stability and...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Women's Fight Against Honor Killings
    By - CLAIRE R. THOMAS - A Transnational Kurdish Movement
    Introduction The United Nations Population Fund estimates that honor killings—which have been described as “murders carried out by family members against girls and women who are believed to have committed a sexual indiscretion, or to have caused gossip related to sexual behavior, that besmirches the honor of the...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has received 109 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Stories from Afghan Women
    By - Ariana LaMagra - Anisa and Marzari's Stories
    Anisa Anisa is 28 years old and lives in Parwan Province, Afghanistan. She lives with her husband of 11 years and her three children. Their home has running water, but no electricity and the nearest market is 20 minutes away on foot. More than anything, Anisa stresses the importance of education for herself and her...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    2008 Afghanistan Report
    By - Shannon Madlin - Online Marketing Manager
    Amplifying the voices of women in Afghanistan
    • 5 years ago
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    • Marco
      Marco I am sure that the results in this 52 page report are noteworthy to someone, but to a contributor interested in getting the basic update of the situation, this is too much material. Please provide access to an executive summary of one page for those of us who cannot devote the time needed to read the large report you... Read more »
      • 5 years ago
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    • Erin
      Erin I agree with Marco. Too long. I'm not going to read it.
      • 5 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Update: Two Women in Afghanistan
    By - Shannon Madlin - Noor and Malai's Story
    Noor and Malai's Story Afghan women are determined for their daughters to have more and better choices in their lives. Noor was just 12 years old when she was married to a man 28 years her senior. Today, at age 35, she has nine children. Four are daughters, and Noor is determined they will have a different kind of...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Women for Women International's Afghan Field Report
    By - Shannon O'Donnell - Online Marketing Manager
    We've created a video to give an update about how Women for Women International is working in Afghanistan, and to demonstrate the impact of the programs in Afghan communities.
    • 6 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Portraits of Afghan Women on PBS
    By - Shannon O'Donnell - Online Marketing Manager
    Women for Women International's work in Afghanistan was featured as part of a PBS Wide Angle documentary, A Woman Among Warlords.
    • 6 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Read Country Director Sweeta Noori's Letter to the Editor of NY Times
    By - Shannon O'Donnell - Online Marketing Manager
    To the Editor: Re “In Poverty and Strife, Women Test Limits” (news article, Oct. 6): The fact that women are making significant progress in some parts of Afghanistan is good news that confirms our own experience in the country. The province of Bamian will benefit from women taking on new roles as breadwinners,...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has received 32 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    American Express Members Project
    By - Shannon O'Donnell - Online Marketing Manager
    Women for Women International's project Help Women and Children Survivors of War Rebuild, makes it to the top 5 in the American Express Members Project. To nominate this project for potential funding, please go to Help Women and Children Survivors of War Rebuild. Please click the link on our project and click Nominate —...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has received 63 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 7 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Job Skills Training in Afghanistan
    By - Women for Women International - Project Sponsor
    Enabling women to begin and maintain their own businesses helps raise a woman’s self-esteem, the respect she gets from her community, and her ability to support herself and her family. Here are the stories of two women survivors of war. Bringing Beauty Back to Afghanistan: Pashtoon’s Story Pashtoon, an Afghan...
    • 8 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has received 44 donations
    • 8 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Women for Women International Wins Humanitarian Prize
    By - Women for Women International - Project sponsor
    Women for Women International in Washington, D.C., has been named the winner of the 2006 Hilton Humanitarian Prize, which comes with a $1.5 million award, one of the largest monetary prizes, in any category, in the world. Founded in 1993 by Zainab Salbi — who survived years of strife in Iraq — Women for Women...
    • 8 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has received 26 donations
    • 9 years ago
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  • Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women has received 1 donation
    • 10 years ago
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Thanks to 247 donors like you, a total of $25,732 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Lyndsay Booth

Online Marketing Coordinator
Washington, DC United States

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