Our New Reports

AfD is excited to share the latest news about the progress of its ongoing projects. Our School for Street Children is taking shape with initial resources secured, allowing us to expand our classes and enrol more children. The new Nutrition Assessment Report highlights AfD's expanded health services which will now include addressing the nutrition challenges in Afghanistan. We strive to empower Afghan communities by bringing these and other projects to life.
Q-Report: School for Street Children
With a bigger classroom and more school equipment, the number of children attending our school doubled to 42. One of the highlights was the Eid-el-Kébir festival in August which was celebrated at our school, and loved by the children.
Read the Report
First Nutrition Assessment Report
With our new partnership with the Global Nutrition Cluster, AfD is taking its first steps towards scaling up nutrition. This report presents the situation on the nutritional assessment of under 5 year-olds at our Health Centre in Kabul.
Read the Report

Latest News

New Partnership with the Global Nutrion Cluster
AfD formed a new partnership with the GNC in October 2017 as an important first step to scale up nutrition projects in Afghanistan. Malnutrition is not only a major problem for children but also for pregnant and lactating women in Afghanistan. Read more here.
Communities' Fair of the International School Geneva
AfD participated for the first time in the annual Communities’ Fair of the International School of Geneva on 18 October 2017. Many children were eager to learn about Afghanistan and expressed interest in doing a project with us. Read more here.
First Round of Midwifery Training in Panjsher
Twenty midwives completed the first round of AfD's capacity building programme in Panjsher province in November 2017. They will go on to be trained as trainers in December to pass on their knowledge in their communities. Read more here.

Other News and Activities in Brief:
  • On 28 November, AfD held its annual Christmas Fundraising Sale at the Ecumenic Centre
  • The UEFA Foundation for Children has decided to donate to AfD's Street Children project
  • AfD will seek funds to ship donated medical equipment and medicines to Afghanistan 

Women of Afghanistan

Sediqa, our Empowered Midwife

"It’s the best feeling ever, seeing the happiness in the mothers’ eyes when they hold their newborn babies".
Read more here
Sania and the Street Children

"I know it's a distant dream but I would be so proud to see the children become university graduates one day." Read more here.

Upcoming Events

Registration open for Empower Workshop!
Secure your seat for the 8th International Workshop on Quality Assurance in Procurement and Supply Chain Management by Empower School of Health in Goa, India, 29 January - 2 February! Details here.

For registration, contact AfD: / +41 799 425 037
AfD is constantly seeking new partnerships for its projects. If you are interested in collaborating with us, please drop us an e-mail to

If you would like to help fund either our Midwifery Trainings, our services in the Comprehensive Health Centre, School for Disabled Children or Street Children, please refer to our GlobalGiving page.
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AfD would like to thank the partners and donors for their continued support; AfD's team of staff and volunteers will continue working towards improving the lives and well-being of people in Afghanistan. 
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