Zeinab, an Afghan refugee, attending a sewing workshop in Iran. Photo: WFP/ Nastaran Abbasi
Because Zeinab could read and write, she is now a proud seamstress who earns a lot more money than she could have ever hoped for. More than 10 years after she had participated in WFP school meals programme, she continues to get the extended benefits of the vegetable oil ration she used to take home in exchange for attending school.
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