Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast from dawn to sunset. It means "Festival of the Breaking of the Fast", but what does the holiday entail and why is it celebrated?
Since 2017, Afghanaid has been working in partnership with The HALO Trust, to restore previously dangerous, mine-infested land to productive use and supporting families to lift themselves and their communities out of poverty.
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.