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100 Badakhshan women complete vocational training

100 Badakhshan women complete vocational training

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Aug 17, 2016 - 16:00

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A hundred womeninfo-icon and girls have completed a short-term vocational training course in northern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday.

Zofnoon Hasam Natiq, women affairs director, said 30 women received vocational training in processing dairies, vegetables and tailoring and 70 others learnt computer and English language skills.

AT the certificate distribution ceremony, she hoped participants of the course, sponsored by Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), were poor people who could not pay fee to attend private educational programmes.

She said the women received training in processing dairies and vegetables. They are currently supplying their vegetable and dairy products to the market in return for competitive prices.

Soraya, a participant of the vocational training course, told Pajhwok Afghan News she could process different agriculturalproducts.She earns earn enough from her business to support her family.

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