Dispatches from the Field

Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

Plowing Under Poppy for Pomegranates

Mr. Rahmatullah is a 40-year-old farmer from Wazir village of Zheray district, Kandahar. He chose to eradicate his ready-to-harvest poppy crop and plant a pomegranate orchard in its place in order to provide a better future for his family and earn a larger, licit income.
Kemari Town, Karachi, Pakistan

School Groundbreaking Ceremony in Pakistan a Great Success

Yet another achievement for the Sindh Community Mobilization program (CMP) and USAID’s Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP), the groundbreaking ceremony for Government School Weeharabad marked the commencement of construction for four more state of the art school buildings in Karachi. The Sindh Education Minister and U.S.