Shirin, works at weaving a carpet

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    12 May 2012, Herat, Afghanistan : Fifty year old Shirin, works at weaving a carpet at a carpet and silk weaving centre located in the historic Herat Citadel that is funded under the auspices of the Afghanistan Rural Enterprise Development Project (AREDP). Waziri has been working at carpet weaving since she was seven years old. AREDP enhances participation of the rural poor in economic activities by providing business development services, improving their access to finance and strengthening market linkages and value chains. The project is running with around 750 Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) which are likley to be the key rivers of rurl employment. Photo: Graham Crouch / World Bank

    Photo ID: 120512_Herat Carpet Weaving AREDP_003

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