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Afghanistan

Afghanistan in brief

Capital: Kabul
Area: 647,500 km2
Population: 30,419,928 (2012, approx.)

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Afghanistan has been plagued by armed conflict for over thirty years, leaving the country in a state of chronic instability and vulnerability. Despite ongoing aid, over 9 million Afghans still live below the poverty line. Continuous conflict and natural disasters have left hundreds of thousands of Afghans displaced, destroying livelihoods and increasing economic, social, political and environmental vulnerability.

People in Need (PIN) has been working in Afghanistan since 2001. The mission focuses on more than just humanitarian aid, seeking to find long-term solutions to the systemic problems in the sectors of education, livelihoods and rural development. In keeping with the organizational approach, PIN focuses heavily on contact in the field, and on areas that are more remote, and as a result receive less assistance. Working closely with local investors to develop and implement projects, PIN has achieved a higher level of sustainability and acceptance.

PIN Afghanistan currently organizes its projects in the North, East and West of the country from two main offices in Mazar-e-Sharif and Kabul. Other eight regional offices are spread across Balkh, Samangan, Herat, Nangarhar and Paktya provinces.

 

Read more: PEOPLE IN NEED 15 YEARS IN AFGHANISTAN AND BEYOND


What we do

What we do

Humanitarian Aid
Balkh, Samangan, Baghlan, Paktya, Bamiyan, Kabul, Since 2002

Disaster Preparedness
Paktya, Balkh, Since 2012

Improving the quality of agricultural high schools
Afghanistan - all provinces, Since 2002

Increasing the Quality of Agricultural Production
Balkh, Samangan Provinces, Northern Afghanistan, Since 2007

Other Programmes

Helping in urban areas in Afghanistan

Helping in urban areas in Afghanistan

6. January 2017
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery
Over 1,100 Afghans living in urban areas improved their lives through vocational training, self-help groups and urban gardens

Over 1,100 Afghans living in urban areas..

6. January 2017
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
In 15 years of work in Afghanistan, People in need helped more than a million people

In 15 years of work in Afghanistan, People..

6. December 2016
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article

I am helping 30 farmers how to plant trees and grow vegetables, says Sheer Ahmad on his demonstration garden

I am helping 30 farmers how to plant trees..

26. October 2016
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
I can grow vegetables to feed my family and from the surplus I can even make a small profit, Assadullah from Afghanistan praises kitchen gardening

I can grow vegetables to feed my family..

16. June 2016
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
PIN to commemorate 9 dead colleagues in Afghanistan

PIN to commemorate 9 dead colleagues in..

1. June 2016
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article

Over 1,100 Afghans living in urban areas improved their lives through vocational training, self-help groups and urban gardens

Over 1,100 Afghans living in urban areas..

6. January 2017
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
In 15 years of work in Afghanistan, People in need helped more than a million people

In 15 years of work in Afghanistan, People..

6. December 2016
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
I am helping 30 farmers how to plant trees and grow vegetables, says Sheer Ahmad on his demonstration garden

I am helping 30 farmers how to plant trees..

26. October 2016
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article

I can grow vegetables to feed my family and from the surplus I can even make a small profit, Assadullah from Afghanistan praises kitchen gardening

I can grow vegetables to feed my family..

16. June 2016
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
Afghan Fahima ran out of her house, moments later it collapsed because of an earthquake. Her father is building a new one now

Afghan Fahima ran out of her house,..

1. June 2016
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article
I escaped when I heard the shooting close to my house, says Afghan Sher Ali. Now he received support to buy household equipment

I escaped when I heard the shooting close..

1. June 2016
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Article

Helping in urban areas in Afghanistan

Helping in urban areas in Afghanistan

6. January 2017
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery
People in Need provides aid in Afghanistan

People in Need provides aid in Afghanistan

2. September 2015
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery
Baghlan dairy farm, Afghanistan

Baghlan dairy farm, Afghanistan

21. October 2014
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery

Business in Afghanistan

Business in Afghanistan

3. March 2014
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery
We teach the Afghanese people to identify disasters and to prevent them

We teach the Afghanese people to identify..

5. November 2013
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery
The Help of PiN in Afghanistan After Drought and Flood II

The Help of PiN in Afghanistan After..

20. January 2013
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Gallery

The man who planted trees

The man who planted trees

21. August 2014
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Video
Real Gift - Chickens in Afghanistan

Real Gift - Chickens in Afghanistan

4. September 2012
Afghanistan;
Humanitarian aid;

Video
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