Prior to joining Lapis, Abrar worked with several educational institutes in Pakistan and Afghanistan, where he supported the implementation of new teaching strategies for English as a Second Language/English as a Foreign Language (ESL/EFL). With ABEC (Afghan Bakhtar Educational Centre) Kabul, he worked closely on the preparation of new advertisements and billboard ads. He worked as a translator of educational content with Save the Children, where he reinforced his understanding of Afghanistan pedagogic system and strengthened his interpretation skills. He also worked as a call centre agent which allowed him to develop strong inter-personal communications skills with clients. Abrar Ahmad Kakarr has a certificate of English literature from KELC and speaks fluent English, Dari, Pashtu and Urdu.