150 Women Graduated from Vocational Training Center
OPAWC is proud to graduate once again 150 women from its Vocational Training Center in Kabul. This achievement is another step to break down the chains of oppression among women of Afghanistan and empower them to stand for the right and economic self-sufficiency.
A Visit to Farah Province
OPAWC director Latifa Ahmady visited Farah Province in the west of Afghanistan in late September 2012 and came back with fresh and new information about the province.
She found that around 25 thousand people (men and women) of that province are addicted to drugs.
Most of them are those who returned from Iran. Because of unemployment in the country, many people try to find a job in Iran and stay there for years.
Workshop/Training on the critique of Liberal Peace Building and on Decolonial Theory and Decolonizing Methodology
OPAWC staff and Students Participated in a one day Training work on the critique of Liberal Peace Building and on Theory and Methodology of Decolonization.
Celebration of Teacher's Day
Teacher's day was celebrated on 06/10/2012 in the Vocational Training Center (VTC).
This day was supposed to be held on 23rd of June2012, but the government of Afghanistan changed the date to coincide with the International Teacher day, which is celebrated all over the world.
Graduation of 184 Women from Vocational Training Center
OPAWC is proud to have graduated 184 women for the fifth time from its Vocational Training Center in Kabul.
For this reason, we held a function on Tuesday, 10th April 2012 in VTC yard in Kabul.
English course is the latest project initiated on October 2011. This course will be for one year where more than 50 students learning ther basic skills of English Language for free. The aim for establishing this course was to support women to become familiar with skills of language in order to helpe them find job in other agencies on one hand and on other hand it is a positive respond to the request of poor women attending literacy and handicraft of vocational training center.
This project is an other important project started on October 2011, this project is also for one year, but program has been divided in two, it means one group of women will learn the basic skills and become familiar with computer and learn the office program, after finishing the six months of the programs, these women will be graduated and will received Merit Certifiicates, other students will join the new programs for six months more.
Graguation of 63 Women from VTC (OPAWC)
On June 27, 2011, a function of graduation was held where 63 women received formal Merit Certificates. These women are the most vulnerable and deprived of basic needs. They attended the classes by hiding themselves, putting burga and facing several other risks.
OPAWC is proud to support and graduated such deprived women. Now these women are able to produce different items and earn a living. In this function high rank members of literacy deputy participated and in its speech encouraged OPAWC for the great work they are doing.
The function was ended by distribution of certificate, following the refreshment.