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Sar-i-Pul governor inaugurates women’s park

Sar-i-Pul governor inaugurates women’s park

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May 02, 2016 - 17:25

SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Sar-i-Pul Governor Mohammad Zahir Wahdat has inaugurated a Womeninfo-icon’s Green Park City and inaugurated a project for training 15 women in bag sewing, an official said on Monday

Women Affairs Director NaseemaArzo told Pajhwok Afghan News the park stretched over an acre land was constructed at a cost of four million afghanis provided by the Women Affairs Ministry.

She added 15 women from poor families would be trained in stitching up bags, with each trainee getting $2 per day. The objective behind the project is to make women self-sufficient.

Masooma, one of the trainees, said:  “We work for 5,000 afghani a month.”  She requested the private sector and all purchase the hand craft made by them.

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