Keith Blackey has completed his work with PARSA, and PARSA appreciates his valuable contribution to the development of the Afghan Scouts program. Expansion of the program will continue under the capable leadership of Afghan Scout director Tamim Hamkar and his staff based in Kabul. Please refer any inquiries about our Afghan Scouts to PARSA’s Afghan Scout director, Tamim Hamkar via our Contact Page.
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PARSA is revitalizing 10 women’s nanwais (bakeries) in Kabul, helping them become more productive so they can move from supplying friends and family, to selling in the local market. This will allow them to better support themselves and their families.
See the report from our May 5, 2013 visit to 6 of our Kabul nanwais.
PDF Report: Nanwai Visit May 5
On March 18 PARSA held a ceremony concluding our two-week program training 20 Afghans in the basics of social work. Each student was awarded a certificate of completion for the program, which was conducted in partnership with Kabul University.
Spend a Friday with us in Marestoon enjoying a delicious, home-cooked, Western-style buffet. Dishes are prepared by our chefs and apprentice chefs – part of our hospitality services training program for young Afghans. Contact Us for location details.