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Parwan exhibition showcases women’s products

Parwan exhibition showcases women’s products

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Dec 18, 2013 - 17:34

CHARIKARinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A day-long exhibition showcasing womeninfo-icon’s handicrafts and agricultural products was organized in Charikar, the provincial capital of central Parwan province, on Wednesday.

Sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAIDinfo-icon), the show contained stalls of beadwork, tailoring, carpet-weaving and agricultural products like onions, tomato pastes, jams, pickles and others.

A businesswomen association member, Saeeda, who displayed her 60 hand-made products at the exhibition, said she was satisfied with the income she earned from the business.

She asked the government to support women in promoting their handicrafts.

A woman farmer, Morya Wahidi, said she had brought to the show jams, pickles, pastes and extras. “I produce these products and carry them to Kabulinfo-icon to make more money to support my family.”

There are 3,000 businesswomen working in agricultureinfo-icon fields and industries in Parwan.

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