International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Poppy production continues to be a growing problem in Afghanistan. We are working in partnership with UNODC, to provide rural Afghans with viable alternatives to reduce the numbers of growers.Read more

Afghanaid to boost sustainable use of natural resources

Afghanaid has signed agreements with The Liasion Office, an Afghan NGO, to partner in a major four-year project to support rural families to better manage their natural resources.Read more

World Refugee Day

Afghanaid is supporting returning refugee families, and the local communities, as they reintegrate into these communities and establish new, secure lives back in Afghanistan.Read more

Afghan women hold the power to drive change

We are delighted to announce that Afghanaid in launching a new project funded by UK Aid Direct and the generosity of the British people.Read more

"Afghanaid truly brings about change in the lives of those who need it most"

Mariam Kosha, the Project Manager of Afghanaid’s ‘Strengthening Community Champions of Women’s Rights’ project, talks passions, work-life and what motivates her to do the work she does.Read more

From Saplings to Success: helping communities to strengthen their roots

Families in rural Afghanistan face enormous challenges. Afghanaid is supporting these families to plant pine and fruit tree saplings: a relatively simple solution to their problems with far-reaching benefits.Read more

Girls who study today could become tomorrow's leaders

Despite significant improvements in education over the last decade, still only 32% of adolescent girls in Afghanistan can read or write. Afghanaid is working to change this.Read more

Contextualising women’s rights in Islam

Over the past few months, we have hosted a series of conferences and workshops in different areas around Kabul province to raise awareness of women’s rights within the context of Islam and campaign for a greater respect for women's rights within the local communities.Read more