Effective Use of Resources

 Written by: Hasamuddin Hamdard 

Everyone wants to earn money and solve his/her economic problems. They use different resources for this purpose. The land is one of these resources.

AEPO’s writer/producer has talked AEPO’s writer/producer has talked to Karimullah, a resident of Kabul city.

Karimullah says about his business, “Some years ago, our home completely burnt due to an electrical short circuit and we shifted to a rental house. I was not able to rebuild my home. In the beginning, I decided to start a quail farm but I did not have any experience in this field, so I quit my decision and I opened a carpet cleaning service together with one of my friends who had already carpet cleaning services.

Sometimes later when I considered that my shareholder doesn’t come regularly to his job, so I cancel the contract with him and pay his money back. I continued my job as a carpet cleaner with the help of my bother and nephews.

I have spent about 700 thousand Afghanis for starting this work. The most expensive is the dryer, which dries the carpet ninety percent.”

Mobile Fuel Seller: 

AEPO’s writer/producer has talked to Abdul Sabour, another resident of Kabul city. Abdul Sabour says about his business, “At the beginning, I was selling in my vehicle but later the construction work on the buildings decline and I was not able to fulfill my home necessities. My brother has a pump station and suggested installing a tanker on my vehicle and starting mobile fuel selling.

 I installed a tanker in my Dina vehicle for three years and I sell fuel on a mobile basis.

First, I printed out business cards, put my phone number on them, and distributed them to hotels, restaurants, NGOs, and large workshops that use generators and shopkeepers who sell fuel.

I was selling about 4 to 5 thousand liters of fuel and I get 1 Afghani benefit from each liter of fuel but recently as 

 the fuel selling has also declined, so I cannot make as much money as I used to.”