Afghanaid is an international charity that operates only in Afghanistan. We work alongside Afghans in the most remote and marginalised areas of Afghanistan, to help them meet their survival and development needs.
Afghanaid is an international humanitarian and development non-governmental organisation (NGO), created in 1983 specifically for the Afghans.
Stories of Afghanistan
Read more about our work through a selection of case studies from our work in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan is a country of extremes, especially when it comes to the landscape and climate, from the desert land of the south to the mountainous north and highlands. These conditions
By Owen Davis
Ghor is often described as one of Afghanistan’s ‘forgotten provinces’. This is no exaggeration: despite having lived just to the South (in Helmand)
By Owen Davis
Despite it's proximity to Helmand, the sparsely populated province of Ghor has never been subject to quite the same level of focus as it's notorious
In May 2013, Afghanaid launched a 36-month DFID-funded Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement (WASH) project to reduce the risk of disease and mortality associated with a lack
Afghanaid is committed to long-term and sustainable programming in Afghanistan that increases communities’ resilience by balancing economic needs with environmental protection.
On the 16 June Afghanaid had the pleasure of inaugurating a veterinary clinic in Khash district of Badakhshan. The ceremony celebrated that the clinic was fully operational with
By Owen Davis
In drought-stricken Samangan province Engineer Hazrat Gul’s seemingly supernatural abilities have made him a bit of a local celebrity. A tall, softly spoken
Although much has been invested in gender rights over the past ten years and significant progress has been made, domestic violence remains a widespread problem throughout much of
Afghanistan has consistently experienced tribal conflicts that are deeply rooted in the history of the country. This disunity and conflict are recurring practices which result in
Afghanistan is one of the hardest places in the world to be born and grow up with 1 in 10 children dying before the age of 5 and many more falling ill and suffering from malnutrition.
In May flash floods hit the Khuram was Sarbagh district of Samangan leaving communities with no time to prepare and wreaking devastation on already vulnerable households. Alongside
Agriculture contributes to approximately 25 per cent of Afghanistan’s GDP, with almost 80 per cent of the population dependent on the sector in order to earn an income and
Women’s economic empowerment in Afghanistan is increasingly being understood as a tool for greater social and political inclusion. With funding from the British Government,
Villages in Khuram Wa Sarbagh district are badly affected by flooding and rock falls every year. The lack of any training or strategy to mitigate the impact of these disasters has
Sophie Ibbotson, co-owner of a media, marketing, and logistics company, led a team of four in an overland journey from London to Afghanistan. While there, she had an experience
Tajwar is a young woman from Naramta village in Dawlatyar district of Ghor province. Tajwar used to walk two hours daily each way to collect water for her household, carrying an