Women in the Economy (WIE) is a USAID-funded program that partners with Afghan women to help them find a new or better job, and with women-owned businesses or businesses that employ at least thirty percent women to increase their revenues. Through a series of programs under the theme of Forward Together, WIE works with job seekers, businesses, financial and training institutions, and many other stakeholders throughout Afghanistan that share the same goals to help Afghan women make investments in their own success and enter the mainstream Afghan national economy.
Women in the Economy (WIE)
has produced a ten series comic gentre TV mini-series called Roya.
It tells the story of Roya, a middle class Kabuli girl, as she gets her first job.
In each episode, Roya must overcome challenges within herself, in her family and with her colleagues as she adjusts to professional working life.
The show will premier Thursday, 31 Jan, 6:30 pm on Khurshid TV, with repeat broadcasts on the Fridays for a total of ten weeks.
It is one of the first 100% Afghan produced comic genre show. For many actors, this was their first time acting, it truly a home grown show.