Meet the women entrepreneurs of Herat

In Herat, Western Afghanistan, women entrepreneurs participated in the women-only market days, funded by the European Union and implemented through UNDP’s flagship programme, ABADEI. These are their stories.


ABADEI Programme

Abdallah Al Dardari, Resident Representative, UNDP Afghanistan.

UNDP has more than 50 years of experience in economic revival and supporting fragile livelihoods

UNDP in Afghanistan


About Afghanistan


Total population in millions

41 %

Population aged 0 - 14

35 %

Population aged 10 - 24

57 %

Population aged 15 - 64


HD Index


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