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    Afghan women weave their way out of poverty

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Afghanistan has historically been renowned around the world for its carpets. For many women in isolated villages, weaving could be a way to make a living – if they had the means to export their wares and a reliable market to buy them. An organization in Chicago is helping women in Bamian Province do business. Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports.