Monday, the 4th day of our trip and 2nd in country, was another busy and productive day. The day began with an early morning interview of a prospective candidate for the Marshall Plan Charities In-Country Coordinator. It was a pleasure to meet Mr. Haidari. He is an engaging, 25 year local resident who holds high aspirations for the future of his country. Mr. Haidari is the founder and Director of the Shindand Women’s Social Foundation. He has achieved tremendous success with the training programs he has developed at the Women’s Foundation and demonstrates the initiative and innovation needed to make the Model Village Project a success. In a country so strife with problems, it was refreshing to speak with someone, who is willing to risk so much to improve the lives of his fellow Afghans.
With a great deal to accomplish during our trip and a limited amount of time, more »