In Mazari Sharif, Women and Youth Innovators Drive Afghanistan’s Growing Economy

IESC implements the ABADE Program, USAID’s flagship enterprise development initiative in Afghanistan. A foundry, a handicrafts company, a women’s-only gym, and a media company are among the women- and youth-led businesses that the ABADE Program has helped to grow.

IESC implements the ABADE Program, USAID’s flagship enterprise development initiative in Afghanistan. A foundry, a handicrafts company, a women’s-only gym, and a media company are among the women- and youth-led businesses that the ABADE Program has helped to grow.