Najla's story

With support from Afghanaid, Najla has turned her life around. She received the training and tools she needed to cultivate a small vegetable plot and set up her own business - she is now selling her vegetables, chutneys and yoghurts from home.Read more

Transforming hazards into helpful resources

In villages like Taghar in Nangarhar, eastern Afghanistan, flash floods destroy livelihoods on a yearly basis. Afghanaid has been busy working with villagers like Gul Rang, supporting them to better prepare for disasters and be able to respond effectively when they occur.Read more

Sowing the seeds of a healthier future

Mohammad was struggling to provide even the essentials for his large family but, with training from Afghanaid, Mohammad's new vegetable garden is changing his family’s life and giving him hope for his grandchildren’s future.Read more

Building resilience to natural disasters

In mountainous villages like Miami Qad in Bamyan, floods and avalanches destroy livelihoods on a yearly basis. The ARC has helped families like Abdul's to better prepare for and respond to natural disasters.Read more

The great Afghan bake-off

Sohila has been baking her way out of poverty since we first helped her improve her baking skills back in 2014. Since then, she has started her own business and transformed her family's life.Read more

Milking business success

Tajwar (centre) is a hardworking mum from Fayzabad in Badakhshan. She used to spend her days in the home, but since receiving training and enterprise development support from Afghanaid, her life has been changed forever.Read more

Sewing with Sabira

Extreme poverty in rural Afghanistan hits women hardest, robbing them of their rights, their access to education, and even their good health. Read how tailoring turned Sabira's life around.Read more