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, equal rights, education, legal support, and resources. We work toward community connectedness and a violence-free society.


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

Organization Goal:

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

The main objectives of the organization are:

  1. To help raise the literacy rate of Afghan women by providing basic literacy programs.
  2. To offer educational and income-generating training opportunities for Afghan women in both rural and urban areas of Nangarhar Province and across Afghanistan.
  3. To provide opportunities for women to participate in the national events of their country by introducing them to relevant training workshops and creating connections among women with common interests.

Areas of Operation:

  • Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Nangarhar, Afghanistan
  • Balkh, Afghanistan