Charity information


Afghanaid is an international humanitarian and development non-governmental organisation (NGO), created in 1983 specifically for the Afghans.

Founded 1983

  • Mission statement

    Afghanaid has worked alongside Afghan communities since 1983, providing assistance for people in hardship and distress. Our work focuses on long term sustainable development in rural areas, we currently work with more than 1. 1 million adults and children.
    Afghanaid works alongside poor and marginalised Afghan people to enhance their opportunities and capabilities to achieve economic and social development that is both sustainable and equitable in the long term.

  • Aims

    Afghanaid aims to:

    • To empower vulnerable and marginalised Afghans, especially women
    • To create enabling environments where vulnerable Afghans have the opportunity and abilities to attain economic, nutritional, social and environmental security
  • Overview

    Established: September 1983

    Registered Charity Number: 1045348

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 418

    Phone number: 020 7065 0825

    Address: 56-64 Leonard St Development House 56-64 Leonard St London EC2A 4LT

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  • Wheels to work

    Afghanaid's work is remote and vulnerable rural communities, to reach them we rely heavily... More