We love to see attitudes changing in Afghanistan. As you are likely aware, under the rule of the Taliban, women and girls were not permitted to attend school. It has been quite an adjustment for some Afghan men to accept the idea of an educated or skilled woman. We received these comments from Mohammad, the father of one of the Sewing Class students at Nasir Khisraw Learning Center:
“I would like to thank the A.I.L office for its effective support. My daughter has learned sewing very well. Now she can skillfully sew her and family members’ cloth. Through this skill, she has rendered a great contribution to herself and her family as she economically supports her family and is engaged in an efficient occupation. It is all because of Nasir Khisraw’s teacher’s hard work. I really appreciate their hard work, and I am also thankful for the A.I.L office who has hired skillful teachers to provide efficient services to the society.”
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