SoA and the Helmand Youth Group
Haji Matiullah Matie is the owner of Helmand Youth Group Construction. Spirit of America was first introduced to Haji Matie by the Marines in Helmand Province in 2010. Since that time, Spirit of America has partnered with Haji Matie and Helmand Youth Group (formerly Ziba Helmand Construction) on dozens of projects. Through HYG, we have purchased item such as agricultural seeds, sewing machines, educational supplies, blankets, jackets, shoes, computers and more. Haji Matie and his firm have also been instrumental in helping to organize job training session. Our partnership with HYG has been a key factor in the success of many projects in Afghanistan and has the added benefit of stimulating the local economy. They have delivered quality products, on time, in one of the most challenging market environments in the world.
Haji Matiullah Matie and Spirit of America Field Rep Jim Misencik in Kandahar