A Brief Introduction to a Project of Friendship and Goodwill
What most people know about Bamyan is the thousand-year-old Buddhas, blown up by Taliban in 2001; the beautiful natural lake, Band-e-Amir; potatoes; ski valleys; and cold winters. But that’s not all to the province. It has weavers, entrepreneurs, and most importantly, innovators to make a name for the province. Bamyan Weavers Project is an example of an initiative that combines the will of women weavers, support of a number of American and Afghan friends, and innovation of experts to build a barak (wool) fabric weaving business that improves the lives of the weavers, feeds their families, and develops their communities.