We are working to achieve a peaceful and thriving Afghanistan.

Every day, our dedicated staff are on the ground providing life-saving support and long-lasting solutions for vulnerable communities. We need your help to continue this work.


Afghanaid's guide to Ramadan

From everyone here at Afghanaid, we wish everyone a very happy and peaceful Ramadan. Find out more about the holy month of Ramadan and why it is celebrated by Muslims worldwide.


Author: Natalia Deane

Opium poppy in Afghanistan: tackling the growing problem

For farming families living in rural Afghanistan life can be tough, and many struggle to make ends meet. For these families, growing weather- and pest-resistant opium poppy seed offers a reliable source of income that is not available with other crops.


Author: Natalia Deane

May spice of the month

Spice up your month this May with this sizzling recipe - inspired by our spice of the month, these Kofte Kebabs are infused with Murch-e-sia (or chilli powder) and make the perfect addition to any BBQ!


Author: Rebecca Hodge

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