Four Air Force Captains Empower Afghani and Other Women by Creating a Nonprofit to Bring Their Artisan Handiwork to America

Artisan handiwork can change not only the lives of artists but also the people trying to help them.

Four US Air Force captains, inspired by artisan widows in Afghanistan, have created the nonprofit, Flying Scarves, to empower women throughout the world.

In order to rebuild these communities, we’re going to have to empower people…And the people who don’t typically have access to capital, money and jobs are women. — Capt. Josh Carroll.

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