Opium poppy in Afghanistan: tackling the growing problem

For farming families living in rural Afghanistan life can be tough, and many struggle to make ends meet. For these families, growing weather- and pest-resistant opium poppy seed offers a reliable source of income that is not available with other crops. Read more

Breaking down barriers with Maria

Maria is breaking down barriers, leading the way for women in her community and building a more balanced society for generations to come. "A husband and wife should support one another, rather than one be dependant on the other." Read more

Helping families weather crises

We've been coordinating providing emergency food and long-term assistance to thousands of vulnerable families like Sakina’s to get them through the icy winter months. Read more

Building more resilient communities

Helping families adapt to a changing environment Read 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