May 24, 2018 12:30 PM
Monica Walterman & Zarmina Nekazi
Mobtakiran Handicraft Project

Monica Walterman, President of the North York Club and Zarmina Nekazi member will tell us about the Mobtakiran Handicraft Project in Afghanistan. Zarmina grew up in Kabul and emigrated to Canada 30 years ago. She and her daughter put the together this project to provide economic development and education in the Mir Bacha Kot district north of Kabul. A district ravaged by the Russians, then warlords and then the Taliban. Skating amongst the factions Zarmina and her organization assist education , develop entrepreneurs, and are working on a health facility. Come and meet a remarkable woman working in one of the most dangerous places creating success for women and villagers.