Afghan fashion has come into Europe, Zolaykha Sherzad 38 year old Afghan designer living in new york, is famous for her designs using silk fabric to promote Afghan fashion. Afghanistan is a nation famous for its silk fabric so Zolaykha Serzad started up a weaving atelier for silk in Kabul with three or four other people and now is well known for making silk dresses with 60 Afghan women workers. The dresses are then sold in stores from Paris to Dubai and from New York to New Delhi after which all the profits from these designs go towards helping the women of Afghanistan.
For what seems like centuries, Afghanistan was ruled by the brutal and heartless Taliban who prevented women, children and men from their rights to living, selling the dreams of those in hope of seeking a future. Forming a dark cloud over each and every household, killing innocent people and making every Afghans life a living hell.
Since the fall of the Taliban many things have distorted within Afghanistan. People are now living their dreams; children no matter their gender are now able to attend schools, women caged like birds now free to fly proudly and seek for them a career allowing them to feed their children with no fear of being beaten to death for stepping out of their homes.
Afghanistan a war torn country dressed with the blood of its innocent citizens, still stands strong hunting for its future like a hungry lion ready to kill for its life.
Girls can now attend school
During the time of the Taliban girls were forbidden from attending school, but now after the fall of the Taliban they are making up to the lost years of education. some of the students are in their late teens and some in their early twenties trying to catch up on the education they’ve missed. A number of families still forbid their children from attending school since they do not have enough faith in believing if their children will be safe or not.
Angelina Jolie helped open a school for girls in Afghanistan
A new Primary school for girls in TANGI, Afghanistan was opened which was funded by Angelina Jolie. In hope of helping bring good education facilities to the children.
The Khalid Husseini Foundation
The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, provides humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan. The Foundation supports projects which provide shelter to refugee families and economic and education opportunities and healthcare for women and children. In addition, the Foundation awards scholarships to students who have migrated to the United States under refugee status and to women pursuing higher education in Afghanistan.
Help Build a Shelter
• $56 provides shelter tool kits for four families.
• $103 provides necessary building materials for one shelter.
• $338 provides doors and windows for one shelter.
• $1500 builds one shelter to house 6 people.