Old Mohammed Had a Farm...

By TropicalSnowstorm

Old Mohammed Had a Farm...

I have been strolling down memory lane today, so in addition to posting a poem I forgot about...I will post a photo I had quite forgotten that I just came across. This was taken 11/11/2003 outside Herat, Afghanistan at a village farm project supported by the British based group War Child that was established to create a means a livelihood for widows. Wonderful organization and project!

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© 2007 TropicalSnowstorm
Published on Sunday, September 7, 2014.     Filed under: "Graphic Art"
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  • steuss On Wednesday, September 19, 2007, steuss (95)By person wrote:

    excellent photo. the contrastbetween my life and their,s is highlighted and reminded

  • carlosjackal On Tuesday, February 27, 2007, carlosjackal (1971)By person wrote:

    I'm so glad you posted this with the info...I had a picture I cut out of the Daily Mirror of a young Iraqi girl who was outside an ice-cream parlour a day before the bombs dropped, 18th March 2003...I no longer have that photo but wish I had kept it as a

  • carlosjackal On Tuesday, February 27, 2007, carlosjackal (1971)By person wrote:

    piece of pre-war Iraq. Anyway, fantastic post!!

  • CharlottesWeb On Saturday, February 17, 2007, CharlottesWeb (528)By person wrote:

    Many thoughts cross my mind when I see this...some hope, some sadness...but most of all the grit to carry on. Yeah...I admire these ladies.

  • CharlottesWeb On Saturday, February 17, 2007, CharlottesWeb (528)By person wrote:

    The womens colorful clothing against the backdrop of the landscape is beautiful.

  • A former member wrote: Yup, the world's still bent outta shape. Given the current conflict, it's good to see the better side of things. The overall prognosis is still not good, though. Here's to hoping it gets better, eh? -END

  • ScorpionHela On Tuesday, February 13, 2007, ScorpionHela (5)By person wrote:

    This brings me hope.

  • Bella Butchery On Tuesday, February 13, 2007, Bella Butchery (749)By person wrote:

    hahahahaahahaahaahhahhahahhhahahaha! that title is hilarious!

  • Bella Butchery On Thursday, February 15, 2007, Bella Butchery (749)By person wrote:

    but i had to come back, and i fully agree with scorpion

  • Drifter On Saturday, February 10, 2007, Drifter (282)By person wrote:

    Title is pretty funny lol... Not the Afghanistan most people see these days. Very nice. :)

  • blue On Friday, February 9, 2007, blue (1475)By person wrote:

    haha, Love the title.. and you can try to hide that smile little girl, but it's there!! I see it. =) It's good to see charity instead of warfare, thank you. ~b

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