USAID programs in Afghanistan.

a. An Afghan worker at the Zenda ba Non automotive workshop polishes the
familiar ICA/USAID logo.
b. USAID agronomist Emory Howard speaks with a local farmer.
Kabul, 1963
Helmand Valley, 1960s

Most U.S.-Afghan joint initiatives to develop cultural ties, educational training, or civil infrastructure would not have been possible without the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development. Its programs resulted in local
professionals and specialized workers whose skills benefited future generations. Ultimately, this organization was more than just a funding body – it was a symbol of hope for countless Afghans.

Courtesy of LIFE Magazine.
Photograph by James Burke.
Courtesy of the National Archives Still Picture Unit. 286-CF-1-2.

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