On this page, you’ll be able to find information on different local groups trying to build a more peaceful future for Afghanistan.
Afghan Development Association (ADA)
The ADA is one the leading development organisations in Afghanistan with projects across the country, including in peacebuilding and conflict resolution.
Afghanistan Civil Society Forum Organization (ACSFo)
ACSFo has the widest network of civil society members in Afghanistan, and uses this reach to promote mass engagement in the peacebuilding process.
Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organization (AHRDO)
AHRDO was established by Afghan human rights and civil society activists with a strong commitment to work with the most marginalised sectors of society.
Afghanistan Justice Organization (AJO)
AJO is a public policy research and training organisation dedicated to the principles of rule of law, free markets, and individual liberty in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)
AREU is an independent research institute based in Kabul, Afghanistan with a mission to inform and influence policy and practice through high-quality research
Afghanistan Watch (AW)
AW supports a peace in Afghanistan through research and advocacy in areas such as democracy and political settlement, governance, and promoting civil rights
Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF)
BKTEF, registered both in Pakistan and Afghanistan, was founded in 2003 to promotes peace, democracy, human rights and development.
Bureau for Reconstruction & Development (BRD)
BRD’s vision is a sustainable Afghan society, focusing on four key programmes: Human rights, civil society, government, and the local economy.
Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies (CAPS)
Dedicated to reducing the threat of violence, CAPS builds local capacity in Afghanistan for creating a sustainable environment that can support peace and stability
Civil Society & Human Rights Network (CSHRN)
CSHRN is a network of 58 Afghan organisations which are active in the promotion of human rights in Afghanistan.
Cooperation Center for Afghanistan, Mazar-i-Sharif (CCA)
CCA works for promotion of human rights, the rule of law and democracy as well as sustainable development in Afghanistan.
Cooperation for Peace and Unity (CPAU)
CPAU works towards creating a sustainable culture of peace in Afghanistan through active peacebuilding and peace education programmes.
Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance (CHA)
CHA is one of the largest national NGOs working on humanitarian assistance and social development in Afghanistan.
Help the Afghan Children (HTAC)
HTAC is an Afghan organisation working for children in Afghanistan who implement a number of conflict resolution, peacebuilding and self-governance initiatives.
Humanitarian Assistance for the Women and Children of Afghanistan (HAWCA)
HAWCA was established to encourage the active participation of women in reconstruction, development, and peace in Afghanistan.
Legal And Cultural Services for Afghan Women & Children (LCSAWC)
LCSAWC responds to the needs of Afghan women through advocacy, education, and legal services.
Peace Training and Research Organisation (PTRO)
PTRO’s aim is to apply rigorous research and learning to the challenge of conflict in Afghanistan at the local level.
Sanayee Development Organization (SDO)
SDO works towards serving vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the sectors of education, peace building, community development and community health, in rural areas of Afghanistan.
Voice of Women (VOW)
VWO was established in 1998, and works toward improving conditions for women and girls in Afghanistan
Welfare Association for the Development of Afghanistan (WADAN)
WADAN works for the spread of democratic principles, development, social justice, human rights and freedom in Afghanistan