Afghanaid and Women's Rights: Our History

Afghanistan may be one of the poorest places in the world, and one of the worst places to be a woman, but our experience has shown us that to improve the lives of women is to improve the lives of everyone in Afghanistan. To celebrate Women’s History Month, we're looking back at our projects that have empowered women, and consequently helped communities alleviate poverty, over our 35 year history. Read more

SDG 5 in Afghanistan: Gender Equality

Off the back of IWD 2020, and to celebrate Women's History Month, we're taking a closer look at SDG 5: Gender Equality, and our experiences implementing it in one of the most challenging parts of the world. Read more

Is Afghanistan in the Middle-East? Afghanaid Explains!

We hear this all the time when people discuss our work, but here's the answer to the all important question of whether Afghanistan is in the Middle-East! Read more

Ways to Pay

THANK YOU for fundraising for Afghanaid - here is all the information you need to get the money to us! Read more

Afghanaid and the Sustainable Development Goals

Five years on from their initial implementation, questions are being raised about the applicability of the Sustainable Development Goals in places of extreme poverty. In the coming months, here at Afghanaid we'll be sharing our experiences implementing various SDGs in one of the most challenging parts of the world. Read more

Where We Work

Over the last 35 years, Afghanaid's agility and acceptance by communities has enabled us to serve people in 31 of Afghanistan's 34 provinces. Take a look at our map of Afghanistan which shows where we work. Read more

Eid al-Adha: Your Questions Answered

One of the most important holidays in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Adha translates as "Festival of the Sacrifice", but what does the holiday entail and why is it celebrated? Read more

Days We Celebrate

From religious holidays to United Nations observances, here at Afghanaid we love a celebration, and love when our supporters get involved too! Read more

Other Celebrations

Throwing an engagement party? Got a big anniversary coming up? Just graduated? Whatever you've got to celebrate, make it even more special by making Afghanaid part of your day. Read more

International Literacy Day

Afghan women are harnessing the power of literacy to achieve their true potential, support their families and transform their communities. Read more

Tough Mudder

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Support Afghanaid on your wedding day

Share the love and add extra meaning to your wedding or civil partnership by choosing to support Afghanaid on your special day. Read more