Our Work

Our Work

We are proud of what we accomplish for our clients and the work they do to help create a stable and prosperous Afghanistan.

Nuts for You

When USAID needed help helping Afghan nut farmers find new markets, our CEO, working at the time for Chemonics, an international development consultancy, organized the whole strategy from soup to nuts, culminating in a trade show in India.

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She and her team prepped the Afghan delegation on how to sell at such shows.  Typically, representatives sit in their booths and drink tea.  But not these clients.  She trained them on trade show best practices, including how to engage prospective buyers from different cultures in ways that make them want to buy from you.  As a result, the delegation signed multiple contacts worth millions of dollars, ringing up the best results for any single trade show.  Afghanistan has a budding agriculture export sector.  What was missing were buyers—and engaged sellers.  Not anymore.

Power of the Pen

Many Afghan girls and women are illiterate. Numerous studies show that when women participate in the formal economy growth rates are higher, more children attend school and families prosper.

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Our CEO has managed many projects in support of women’s literacy, health, job skills and entrepreneurship.  One graduate of her literacy training course explained that before this course she couldn’t read simple street or shop signs.  That’s in the past, and she was recently able to find a place to live by reading “For Rent” signs posted on buildings in the city where she lives.  Most importantly, she no longer has to depend on men to do things for her, including reading what she needs to know.  This ability to do things for herself, to be free from the control of others, has had a profound effect on her self esteem and quality of life.  Such women may be grateful for what they learn from us.  But we are awed by what we learn from them.