Building more resilient communities

"What’s great is that we now plan ahead; we don’t just wait for a disaster to happen." - Ansari, chair of the disaster management committee we established to help his community reduce the risks of the natural disasters which affect their lives.Read more

International Day of the Girl Child

Hear from some of Afghanistan's future leadersRead more

Putting power in the hands of local people

We work with villages like Malika’s to democratically elect inclusive and representative Community Development Councils. We support them to identify solutions to their most pressing challenges and to make the most of their resources.Read more

“Now I know that my community can face the future with confidence!”

In Orza's village, life has always been tough, but increasingly frequent natural disasters are devastating their rural livelihoods on a yearly basis. We supported her community to prepare for disasters and build a brighter, more sustainable future.Read more

Adapting to a changing climate

Afghanaid works with people like Ali, giving them the training and equipment they need to adapt to an ever-changing environment and lift themselves out of poverty. Ali has used his new skills to build his own business and become self-sufficient.Read more

Empowering the youth of today to transform tomorrow

Afghanaid offers young women like Afsa the opportunity to take part in training and business courses alongside their school work, so that they can achieve their true potential, transform their futures and contribute to the development of their communities.Read more

Meet the religious leader championing women's rights in Afghanistan

Afghanaid works closely with influential members of communities, such as religious leaders like Mawlawi Kakar, who help us to spread positive messages about women’s rights through a culturally sensitive Islamic perspective.Read more