Afghan Community Center and Chamber of Commerce opens in south St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – For more than 200 years, immigrants have made their way to the United States and St. Louis in search of the American dream.

Some are escaping extreme hardships, poverty, and war. But now there’s a new home for the newest residents of St. Louis.

“Officially opening the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and also the Afghan Community Center,” said Gul Godakhil with the Afghan Chamber of Commerce. “The Chamber of Commerce will help the Afghans who try to open a business in St. Louis City. We’ll help them with business planning, business administration, and finance through the bank. A lot of people have that experience in here, so this is a major step for us.” Read  more here.

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