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Roots Of Peace In San Rafael Seeks To Evacuate Its Staffers From Afghanistan

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Hamid Ansary is a senior program specialist at Roots of Peace, a nonprofit in San Rafael that supports farmers and small business people in Afghanistan. They have been trying to evacuate 300 of their staffers from there.

For Hamid, it’s also personal because family is there. In this interview, he discusses the challenges the organization faces as it tries to extract their people.

Hana Baba is host of Crosscurrents, KALW's weeknight newsmagazine that broadcasts on KALW Public Radio in the San Francisco Bay Area.