Our Projects

Malaria Disease
Duration:
Apr 2019 - December 2020
Project Location:
Faryab
Donor:
UNDP-AFG
Goal:
85% Reduction in malaria Disease by the end of 2020
Main Activities:
  • Effective diagnosis and treatment of Malaria
  • Delivery of health packages on time
  • Capacity building for effective diagnosis, prevention and treatment of Malaria diseases 
Households Adopt Sustainable Economic Livelihoods (HASEL)
Duration:
Sep 2019 - Aug 2022
Project Location:
Heart, Balkh
Donor:
CAFOD
Goal:
Eligible men and women in Heart and Balkh to empower and take ownership of social and economic inclusion
Main Activities:
  • Create training packages for the chosen diversified livelihoods/value chain/ and chose crops
  • Providing training on management and marketing of diversified crops on the farmer/HH heads
  • conducting meeting between lead farmers, community and other stakeholders
  • Distribution of toolkit to saffron farmers/HH heads for diversified crops
Provide Vaccine Services
Duration:
Oct 2019 - Mar 2020
Project Location:
Kabul, Zabul, Faryab
Donor:
The Vaccine Alliance (GAVI)
Goal:
Vaccination to prevent polio, reduce paralysis and other diseases for children and mothers and reduce various diseases such as paralysis by 90% until the end of project
Main Activities:
  • Vaccine Adaptation for Children and Mothers
  • Adaptation of Anti-paralysis Vaccine to reduce Paralysis and Health Services
  • Immunity using the implementation of the National vaccine program
SEHATMANDI
Duration:
Jan 2019 - Jun 2021
Project Location:
Kabul, Zabul, Faryab
Donor:
International Development Assistance/World Bank
Goal:
To improve the health of Afghanistan people, especially to reduce the mortality of mothers, infants, children under one year, reduce the incidence of infectious diseases and improve the health and nutrition of children
Main Activities:

The ultimate objectives of this assignment are:

  1. First and foremost, the contract aims to improve access, utilization and quality of the curative and preventive health care services in the BPHS in an equitable and sustainable manner through implementation of BPHS. The main components of the BPHS (2010) are the following:
  • Maternal and New Born Care
  • Child Health and Immunization
  • Public Nutrition 
  • Treatment and Control of Communicable Disease
  • Mental Health
  • Disability and Physical Rehabilitation Services
  • Regular Supply of Essential Drugs

     2. To strengthen the Afghanistan government's legitimacy and visibility at services delivery points particularly at community level

     3. To strengthen managerial autonomy and enhance efficiency of BPHS facilities at provincial level

COVID-19
Duration:
Aug 2020
Project Location:
Kabul, Zabul
Donor:
Ministry of Public Health (MoPH)
Goal:
The Overall objectives of the project are to protect our citizens from the spread of COVID-19 to respond and mitigate the threat posed by COVID-19 in Afghanistan and to strengthen national health systems preparedness and capacity to respond to public health emergencies
Main Activities:
  • To increase public awareness and promote healthy behaviors in regard to COVID-19
  • To conduct community surveillance and early detection of COVID-19 suspected cases
  • To ensure infection prevention and control measures at the health facilities and community level
  • To manage and isolate cases of COVID-19 suspected and confirmed
Citizens' Charter National Priority Program
Duration:
May 2017, Oct 2021
Project Location:
Uruzgan, Zabul
Donor:
Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD)
Goal:
The Citizens' Charter aims to build united villages, neighborhoods, cities, improve the relationship between the Government and its people and reduce poverty by providing basic services. By channeling resources and support, the government will ensure the means to develop villages and cities as the CDCs will lead the development process and make sure that all men, women and children are included in development initiatives and activities. Communities will participate in planning building/Rehabilitating the projects, monitoring progress and the Government's provision of the minimum services.
Main Activities:
  • Community Mobilization 
  • Elections of CDCs & CCDCs and formation of Sub-Communities
  • Sources/Poverty Analysis and Needs Assessment
  • Community Development Plans of CDCs & CCDCs 
  • Capacity building of CDCs-CCDCs & Sub-Communities
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Social Audit
Target Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP)
Duration:
Jan 2020, Dec 2020
Project Location:
Zabul, Faryab
Donor:
World Health Program (WFP)
Goal:
Treatment of malnourished children under the age of 6-59 months and pregnant and lactating women and improving living and nutrition by the end of year 2022.
Main Activities:
  • Timely delivering of food for malnourished children and mothers in Zabul Province
  • Public awareness of the relationship between optimal health care, malnutrition of children, pregnant and lactating women in the community.
  • Treatment of women and children at risk of malnutrition and raising awareness of pregnant and lactating women
Madrassas Reform Research
Duration:
July 2020, June 2021
Project Location:
Heart
Donor:
National Endowment for Democracy(NED)
Goal:
The overall goal of this intervention is that through comprehensive research and mapping activities, we produce sets of analytical policy data used for the prevention of teachings and dissemination of intolerance and extremist ideas propagated by extremists in unregulated and unregistered madrassas across Afghanistan. This program also will empower relevant government agencies and international partners to develop and implement reform and regulatory mechanisms for the unregistered madrassas across the country.
Main Activities:
  • Madrassa literature review
  • Developing materials for research training and orientation
  • Official permission and coordination with the authorities (Reps. Ministry of Haj-Religious Affairs and Ministry of Education)
  • Field researchers training and orientation by field supervisors
  • Advocating research findings back with local communities and support their reporting with recommendation to local elders, religious authorities and government officials
Youth Leadership & Literacy
Duration:
April 2016- Dec 2016
Project Location:
Faryab City, Faryab Province
Donor:
NCA
Goal:
Young girls and boys take responsibilities and act as positive role models and active citizens in the development of a peaceful society.
Main Activities:
  • Identification of 510 boys and girls who were unable to attend formal schools in collaboration from community heads
  • Enabling 510 boys and girls to read and write
  • Training 510 boys and girls on Peacebuilding issues
TAWANMANDI
Duration:
April 2014- Mar 2017
Project Location:
Kabul, Hirat, Balkh, Kandahar and Nangarhar.
Donor:
British Council/DFID
Goal:
Improve Peacebuilding practice at SDO, other CSOs and key social groups.
Main Activities:
  • Formulating and implementing policies and procedures for organizational efficiency at SDO
  • Capacity building of CSOs in Peacebuilding so that they integrate Peacebuilding in their projects and programs
  • Advocacy and policy influencing for Peacebuilding at national and sub-national level
  • Increasing coordination and collaboration among CSOs through networking and taking up joint initiatives
  • Acting as resource center for other CSOs in Peacebuilding and conflict resolution
  • Increasing awareness through publications on Peacebuilding and conflict resolution
Saffron Value Chain (Contract not Signed)
Duration:
May 2016 to Apr 2019
Project Location:
Hirat and Balkh
Donor:
Misereor
Goal:
Supporting Enhanced Economic Development through Saffron (SEEDS)
Main Activities:
  • Improved capacity of 2,000 saffron farmers to maximise quality through cultivation and processing.
  • Improved organisational and technical capacity of 30 saffron enterprises.
  • Strengthened coordination between value chain stakeholder.
Saffron Value Chain (Herat)
Duration:
Mar 2016 to Dec 2016
Project Location:
Herat
Donor:
CAFOD
Goal:
Enhance the sustainability of the saffron value chain in Herat.
Main Activities:
  • To conduct a comprehensive research study on Saffron Value Chain in Herat province.
  • To enhance the capacities of 1,600 of farmers in saffron hygienic practices.
Support for IDPs and Returnees
Duration:
Feb 2015 to Feb 2017
Project Location:
Badghis, Helmand and Nangarhar
Donor:
IRC-UK
Goal:
Strengthened capacity of local government actors and institutions to facilitate durable solutions for vulnerable Afghan IDPs and returnees.
Main Activities:
  • Assess government capacity relating to IDP and returnees response and key strategic skills.
  • Train key government stakeholders at the provincial level and community institutions on IDP and Returnee policy implementation
Working Together for Poverty Eradication
Duration:
Jul 2015- Dec 2016
Project Location:
Balkh and Jawzjan
Donor:
D&P
Goal:
Contribution towards reducing poverty, primarily of the women and marginalized populations in target communities.
Main Activities:
  • Capacity building of 300 youth association members and 600 peace council members in event management, campaigns, advocacy, good governance, human rights, gender based violence, civic education, transparency and leadership
Peacebuilding through Inclusive & Improved Ethnic & Tribal Groups
Duration:
Jan 2016 to Dec 2016
Project Location:
Faryab
Donor:
NCA
Goal:
Peacebuilding through Inclusive & Improved Ethnic & Tribal Groups-Faryab
Main Activities:
  • Conduct literacy courses for peacebuilding shura members
  • Conduct inclusivity survey and developing database
  • Conduct peacebuilding and conflict resolution initial and refresher workshops for peacebuilding shura members
  • Conduct peace education classes in schools and madrasas
Community Watch
Duration:
Jun 2016 to Dec 2017
Project Location:
Balkh
Donor:
USIP
Goal:
Effective community monitoring of Afghan National and Local Police.
Main Activities:
  • 15 community dialogue meetings
  • 3 round training/ workshops for CW committee members on effective police performance monitoring
  • 3 Award events to appreciate good performance of police.
Lobby and Advocacy for Access to Justice
Duration:
Jul 2016 to Dec 2020
Project Location:
Balkh
Donor:
CORDAID Afghanistan
Goal:
To have an accountable system accessible for all Afghans including men, women and children from community to national level
Main Activities:
  • Conduct Training workshop on Lobby & Advocacy
  • Capacity building of local CSo stakeholders on lobbying and Advocacy
  • Comprehensive Baseline assessment
  • Lobby and Advocacy for behavioral change of supreme court, MoJ and prosecutor for implementation of human rights
  • Creating platform for L&A at National and provincial level
  • Recording and publicizing deviations made by local judges and prosecutors
  • Media and community representatives attend allowed court sessions.
Support for Peace Activist
Duration:
July 2016 to Feb 2019
Project Location:
Hirat and Gour provinces
Donor:
European Commission / World Vision
Goal:
Support women role in peacebuilding activities in national level
Main Activities:
  • Establish peace promotion committees in Hirat and Ghour provinces
  • Capacity building of 60 members of peace committees in Hirat and Ghour
  • Capacity building of 1000 community members in Ghor and Hirat provinces