Afghan Women Start Businesses, Help Reconstruct a Torn Nation

Afghan Women Start Businesses, Help Reconstruct a Torn Nation

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According to Microfinance Times, 75 percent of all active microcredit borrowers in Afghanistan are now women, many of whom use their loans to start businesses. Beauty parlors, tailoring shops, and bakeries are just some of the enterprises these women now own. Their efforts, observers say, are indispensable in the struggle to reverse decades of deprivation in Afghanistan. (Yahoo News)

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