” Today I have a stable job and a good salary. Today I am proud of myself and grateful to the Job Placement program. This new job gave me hope for a better future.” – Job Placement Program Participant.
I remember when I was 9 years old my father had a stroke and became disabled. It has been a very difficult time for our family. I had to stop going to school and I became the family’s breadwinner. Since I was too young to work in a serious job and there were not enough… [Read more]
At T-O-I, we believe that Micro-finance is a sustainable way to assist the poorest economically active people to improve their lives, provide jobs and livelihood for employees and their families and make a positive impact in their community as a whole. Our micro-finance loans allow clients to increase the size of their businesses to meet… [Read more]
Today, 1st of September 2015, more afghan people got an opportunity to improve their lives, because today T-O-M in Afghanistan has opened new branch. The new branch opened its doors and welcomed all afghan people who are interested in developing their businesses. T-O-M serves businesses and individual entrepreneurs by offering business investment services to help… [Read more]
What circumstances led you to live in children's home orphanage? I was 3 when my father was killed in the civil war, when Taliban was ruling here. After he died, me, my younger sister and my mother were left alone. Therefore, we moved to live with my brother-in-law. My mother used to make money by… [Read more]
It was 2002, and the day started off like any other day, but this day ended differently, this day changed Fatima’s life forever. What she had once considered a normal day, was no longer. Fatima was now the product of war. Fatima’s family lived a comfortable life in Kabul, Afghanistan. While war had reared its… [Read more]
It’s 6:00am and 10 year old Razia is heading out the door. With her back pack in hand, she heads to school anxious to learn all she can, but first she must make a stop. Before going to school Razia has to go to work. Her job, approaching strangers on the street trying to sell… [Read more]
Shakila, from Kabul who has been in a bad financial situation, having to support a family of eight children. “I have been looking for a way to improve this situation”. She started with carpet weaving, a craft she learnt when she was very young. Carpet weaving is both a passion for Shakila as well as… [Read more]