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Overcoming Tragedy: Story of Mir Afroz
The mud-house which Mir Afroz lives in with her three children tells the story of a family whose life is steeped in tragedy and poverty. Warmed only by a dusty old carpet and a charcoal-cloaked clay pot oven, the single-room house in Samadi village in Faizabad of Badakhshan province, has been home to the 40-year old widow and her family since the tragic death of her husband eight years ago. ...
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Embroidering her way out of poverty
Zainab and her family fled to Pakistan during the Taliban rule and lived a life of hardship. As Afghan refugees, it was hard to make ends meet. To find gainful employment, Zainab acquired the skills of intricate stitching and embroidery. Still, she could hardly feed her family. As an Afghan working for a Pakistani employer, her earnings were meager, despite long hours of embroidering handmade...
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