A New Calling

Bahree, Megha
April 2007
Forbes Asia;4/16/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p28
The article discusses the efforts of private mobile phone company Roshan to put Afghanistan women to work. It is one of Afghanistan's largest private businesses, with 850 employees, 23% of them women. Since its January 2003 launch, Roshan has invested $250 million in infrastructure, with another $75 million slated for 2007, to spread across 175 cities and villages and provide mobile phone service to 1.2 million customers, half the market.


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