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Womens center SHaarak

herat, Afghanistan

Support a women's center in Afghanistan.

J. Greuel from Deutsch-Afghanische Intiative e.V. | 
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About this project

The Shahrak Women's Center in Herat, Afghanistan, was founded in 2003 by a group of young women who had run an underground school during the Taliban era. The association has always been supported by the Freiburg-based association Deutsch-Afghanische Initiative e.V. and has been able to hold courses and workshops in its own premises since 2015. Many women have been able to become self-employed with their own business using the skills acquired at the center. A variety of courses are offered: English, computer, cell phone repair, cosmetics, sewing, self-defense and much more. There is also a young cycling team at the women's center, which has already participated in a race in the province of Bamiyan.
Updated at 15. March 2021