An English typing class at the Women’s Welfare
Society sponsored by the Asia Foundation.

Instructor Margaret Cudney, wife of photographer James A. Cudney, on left.
Kabul, 1960

The Asia Foundation began working in Afghanistan in 1956 and supported numerous initiatives. These included library development, physical education programs, music training in schools, and even typing classes.

Courtesy of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Washington, D.C.
Photograph by James A. Cudney.

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