18.4 million people in Afghanistan need urgent humanitarian assistance

Every day, our dedicated staff are on the ground providing life-saving support and long-lasting solutions for vulnerable men, women and children across the country. We need your help to create a brighter future.

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Nowruz in Afghanistan: Everything You Need to Know

300 million people celebrate Nowruz worldwide. In Afghanistan, celebrations usually last around two weeks, culminating on the first day of the Afghan New Year. Find out more about what the festival is, and how it is celebrated.


Author: Natalia Deane

Take on a Challenge with Afghanaid

From challenge comes change: to celebrate International Women's Day 2021, #ChooseToChallenge with Afghanaid. Take on 16.9 miles from the 3rd-9th March to raise funds and help create a more equal future for women in Afghanistan.




Author: Kate Arthur

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FREE event - Afghanaid Presents: Afghanistan's Trailblazing Women

To celebrate this year's International Women's Day, from 6:00pm-7:00pm GMT on Monday 8th March, the next instalment in our Conversations with Afghanaid series will feature some of the trailblazing women paving the way for a more equal future in Afghanistan.




Author: Kate Arthur

Location: Online

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    Run for Afghanaid in the 2021 London Marathon! Pull on your running shoes and change lives in Afghanistan with every step you take. Read more

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    Use your free time to support the people of Afghanistan through the COVID-19 crisis. Have fun, pick your pursuit and do something heroic #ForAfghanistan. Read more


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