Building Economies for Women

The only way to help the women of Afghanistan is to give them a way to help themselves. That is the founding idea behind our focus on women’s economies. We help the highly talented and skilled women of Afghanistan improve and find markets for their products, in this way they are able both to help themselves and to earn respect in their communities by becoming breadwinners for their families. Learn more about our programs below:

SONY DSCKabul Gift Shop and Online Stores: We provide markets for our women’s products through our gift shops in Kabul and Bamiyan, and we also make our products available to the international market through our online store. Visit our shop today and support PARSA’s women’s programs!

massumaBamiyan Women’s Economic Programs: Bamiyan has long been the heart of our women’s programs, we have learned much from the women there and continue to test new programs and ideas on the eager and ambitious women we work with in Bamiyan. Read more…

TA LOGO FinalTrade Afghan: An economic program that supports the development of a network of Afghan women entrepreneurs, giving their businesses access to local, national and international markets. Read more…

PARSA Farm: The farm was established as a “Learn and Earn” program where groups of women spend the summer working on the farm and learning the valuable agricultural and economic skills necessary to establish their own farms in their communities. Read more…