Training in Public Speaking and Communication Skills for Afghan Women


The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan invites all eligible organizations (see Section IV for Eligibility Requirements) to submit a proposal for a program to train Afghan women in public speaking and effective communications skills. The target audience for this training is women in universities and/or other educational institutes in the following cities in Afghanistan: Gardiz, Ghazni, Herat, Jalalabad, Kabul, Kandahar, Khost, Kunduz, Mazar-i-Sharif. Please note that training space in those cities can be provided at no cost. Applicants may propose to offer instruction in Dari, Pashto, or English, depending on the studentsÂ’ needs. The training program will develop the ability of Afghan women to prepare, structure, and deliver well-tailored speeches that will serve them in a variety of situations. The program strategy should consist of practical exercises and simulations as well as theoretical input so that women will be equipped with a set of tools to enhance their speech preparation and delivery.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 08/24/2013 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of State
Office: Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international organizations or companies with direct experience in training programs for public speaking, and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Afghanistan. Organizations must demonstrate current country registration license (when applicable), competent programmatic ability and be able to meet reporting requirements. Non-Afghan organizations or companies are required to partner with an Afghan organization or company.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Pedro Palugyai, Grants Manager, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $50,000.00


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