Female Leadership supports Afghan Widows to Address Food Security

May 26, 2015

Food Ladder International partnered with fellow Australian-based non-profit organisation Mahboba’s Promise to deliver a project in Afghanistan.

Food Ladder International’s mission is to address food security by empowering the poorest people in the world with an environmentally sustainable, high-yield, hydroponic greenhouse garden system.

“In Afghanistan if your husband dies, or is incapacitated, you are left with no way of protecting – or providing for – yourself. Impoverished women lack education, and when widowed, become devoid of any means of looking after themselves or their children. As such Mahboba’s Promise has become the guardian for hundreds of widows and orphans around the country. “

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