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Convenors Report to AGM 2018

Please see the report here


SAWA-Australia (NSW) has begun support for OPAWC, the Organisation for Promoting Afghan Women’s Capabilities.  An English and Computer Centre for Women in Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan has begun classes for 60 women, chosen from 500 applicants, in the village of Qalatak in Khewa district. SAWA-NSW has provided funds for the purchase of computers, furniture and solar panels and batteries and is raising money to fund the annual cost of rent, two teachers, security guard, materials and stationery. See the 2017 budget for the project here

In October 2018 OPAWC hopes to expand the Centre to include literacy and handcrafts.  See the 2018-19 budget here