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Colorado nonprofit says economic crisis in Afghanistan means people lack basic needs

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Courtesy Morning Star Development
Dr. Dilip Joseph, of Colorado Springs-based Morning Star Development, trains medical personnel in Afghanistan.

When the U.S. pulled out of Afghanistan this summer and the Taliban took over, many non-profits working there had to switch gears. That includes Morning Star Development in Colorado Springs, which has been educating and training Afghans in areas like medicine and business for two decades. Now, as the country faces an economic crisis, the group's program director, Dr. Dilip Joseph, says they're also providing people with basic needs like food.