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NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – The Female Engagement Team of Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team met with the Mohmand Dara District sub-governor and local leaders to discuss training opportunities for women in the Hazar Naw Village district, March 1.
The meeting was the third in a series of meetings with International Security Assistance Forces to discuss training opportunities for women.
The women were informed of a future project that would teach them how to make soaps lead by the Department of Women’s Affairs.
This was also an opportunity for women to bring up more ideas for improvements and voice their concerns on needed issues. Two topics that surfaced during the meeting was education for girls and women and the desire to learn how to take care of livestock as another source of income.
In addition to the exchange of ideas, the sub-governor highlighted a community-wide effort that will combine all Madrassas or religious schools into one that will teach Islam, Arabic, English and computers and science.
Future meetings with the director of education for this particular project are in the works.
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