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National Teachers Preparedness Training Program Announced in Kabul

Publish Date: 22 October 2018   Category: Press Releases

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN, September 22, 2018 – Female school teachers throughout Afghanistan are enrolling in a teacher preparedness training course that was announced in Kabul today. Targeting 2,500 teachers already contracted by the Ministry of Education (MoE), the 96 hour course was de Read More


Regional Women’s Businesses Showcase in Afghan Capital

Publish Date: 22 October 2018   Category: Press Releases

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN, June 10, 2018 – “Forward Together: Women in Business National Trade Fair” is taking place in conjunction with the “Women’s Power Expo” at the Afghanistan Expo Center June 10-13, 2018. This event is the culmination of a series of women’s business exhi Read More


USAID Supports Afghan Women-owned Businesses to Become More Competitive

Publish Date: 22 October 2018   Category: Press Releases

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – Over 150 Afghan women-owned or managed businesses, government officials, interest groups, and industry leaders from across Afghanistan met today to examine challenges facing businesswomen at the inaugural National Business Women’s Summit at the Kabul Star Ho Read More


Women’s Economic Inclusion Project Calls for Best Practices and Gender Policies in Afghan Workplaces

Publish Date: 25 October 2018   Category: Press Releases

KABUL, Afghanistan | DECEMBER  2017 – USAID Promote: Women in the Economy (WIE) held a series of workshops entitled “Afghan Workplace Best Practices for Capacity Development” across the five major urban centers of the country. The women’s economic inclusion project organized these ev Read More


Qualified Female Medical Technicians Providing Essential Skills to the Afghan Medical Sector

Publish Date: 25 October 2018   Category: Press Releases

Kabul, Afghanistan | September 28, 2017 – Thirteen young women are among the first to graduate from USAID Promote: Women in the Economy’s (WIE) Forward Together Scholarship Doppler Ultra Sound course. Held at the Ariana Hospital, the subsidized course taught the participants how to operate t Read More


Women’s Business Trade Fairs Roll Out Across the Country

Publish Date: 25 October 2018   Category: Press Releases

HERAT, AFGHANISTAN – The Forward Together: Women in Business Trade Fair series will take place in the five urban hubs of Kabul, Herat, Mazar-i-Sharif, Jalalabad, and Kandahar. The first event is scheduled in Herat from December 14-15, 2017. The event is one in a series of regional trade fairs Read More


New Female Entrepreneurs Join the Startup Revolution in Afghanistan

Publish Date: 25 October 2018   Category: Press Releases

Kabul, Afghanistan | october 19, 2017 – Today sees the first group of young female entrepreneurs graduate from Startup Valley, Afghanistan’s first private business incubator. Operated by AGHAEZ Professional Services and supported by USAID: Promote Women in the Economy (WIE), Startup Valley e Read More


Microfinance Training Program Assists Young Afghan Women to Enter the Financial Sector

Publish Date: 25 October 2018   Category: Press Releases

Kabul, Afghanistan | September, 2017 – Seventy-five young Afghan women graduated today from USAID Promote: Women in the Economy (WIE)’s Microfinance Institute Training (MFI) Program. Implemented by the Afghanistan Microfinance Association (AMA), the nine-month apprenticeship program equips y Read More