Sharifa’s Story: 
The triumph of a female entrepreneur

Sharifa’s story bears witness to the power of resilience and how much a woman can accomplish in the face of adversity. She is an entrepreneur whose triumphs are bigger than the problems surrounding her exile.  Having fled to Iran from Afghanistan 10 years ago, Sharifa didn’t have any opportunities to speak of. She had to …

Shining light on talents & cultivating a culture of Professionalism

How RET Germany’s Job Counseling Program in Afghanistan reinforces the success of educational and vocational training components, elevating participants from dependency to self-reliance.  Job counseling training - Parwan 2019 Job counseling training - Kunduz 2019 Job counseling training - Parwan 2019 For years, Afghanistan’s economy has been characterized by an aid-induced, and therefore fragile, stability. …