4-H Clubs Thrive in Postwar Iraq
USDA employee imported program to serve Iraqi youths
About twice a month, thousands of Iraqi teenagers and preteens gather across their country and make a very American pledge to use their heads, hearts, hands, and health for the greater good of their community, their country, and the world.
It's the traditional promise of the 110-year-old 4-H Club .
Although most American troops have pulled out of Iraq, the 4-H Club remains . The club was imported about three years ago by a U.S. Department of Agriculture employee who was sent to the Middle East to help women develop their dairy-management skills. The organization now counts more than 3,000 Iraqi...
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