Forty years on, we're more determined than ever

Since 1983, through political turmoil, enduring conflict, and deepening poverty, Afghanaid has stayed and worked with millions of families in Afghanistan so that they can change their lives and their communities for good. We remain committed to our vision of a peaceful and thriving Afghanistan - an Afghanistan where we no longer have to exist.

Dive into the heart of our community-led, transformative work:

Read Our 40th Anniversary Newsletter

What we achieved together in 2023


Men, women and children reached with humanitarian relief, including emergency food parcels and cash assistance.


Households helped to adapt to the changing climate, helping families better protect themselves, their homes and their livelihoods from natural disasters and extreme weather.


Women supported to enhance their economic engagement, inclusion in local governance and full participation in community life.

Women and climate action in Afghanistan

At Afghanaid, we put women at the heart of our climate adaptation work in Afghanistan. By harnessing Afghan women's resilience, we can help women to pioneer climate solutions that create a more sustainable, inclusive future that benefits all.


Author: Kate Arthur

Making running water walk in Farid's village

In Afghanistan, the climate crisis is a water crisis. Find out we've helped Farid's village to thrive despite the changing climate.


Author: Kate Arthur

“The earth opens her warm arms to embrace me.” Exploring love of land and nature in Afghan culture

Despite the climate related challenges they currently face, Afghans have long held a deep reverence to the land, with a deep agricultural heritage that has sustained its people for millennia. Find out more about this love of land and nature in Afghan culture.


Author: Kate Arthur

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