Mission and Vision

Mission Statement:

AWWD is an organization committed to responding holistically to the needs of women in our culturally-restricted community. We promote the empowerment and safety of women, through high quality counseling, rights equality, education, Legal support and resources. We work toward community connectedness and a violence free society.”



To help Afghan women find their place in the society and empower the status of Afghan women, within the family & community through providing educational, social and legal programme.


Organization Goal:

To elevate educational and social status of Afghan women within the family, Afghan community and the world at large.


The main objectives of the organization are:

• To help raise the literacy rate of Afghan women through providing basic literacy programs.

• To provide educational and income-generating training opportunities for Afghan women in both rural and urban areas of Nangarhar Province and across Afghanistan.

• To provide opportunities for women to participate in the national events of their country through introducing women to relevant training workshops and thus creating links among women of common interest.


Areas of Operation:

1- Kabul, Afghanistan.

2- Nangarhar, Afghanistan.







About Us

The Afghan Women Welfare Department (AWWD), a non-affiliated and nonprofit making Afghan woman NGO, was established in July 1989. The purpose was to deal with the great women-related emergency needs, which existed in providing services to the Afghan refugee women in NWFP. During the past years of war in Afghanistan, the Afghan women have been deprived of all their human and national rights including right to education and health care. Read more...