Current Projects

DurationJan 01, 2017Dec 31, 2020
LocationNangarhar and Laghman Provinces of Afghanistan
Key Activities
  • Disaster Risk Reduction project has been shared and coordinated at central, provincial, district and community level
  • In coordination with Afghanistan Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA), DRR project team selected two most risk prone districts in Nangarhar province (selection has been carried out based on risk assessment probability). After selecting the two most risk prone district, Project team has formulated two hazard map making team in the target district, consisted of communities (DDA and CDCs), district offices and provincial ANDMA
  • Capturing Risk: Under the project core activities, hazard map teams have provided with technical training on developing hazard maps and understanding different approaches on DRR. Both the teams have been taken to Japan for technical training in order to transfer technical know-how from Japan to Afghanistan. Hazard map teams have been also taken to DRR training which was held in Delhi India, the participants have been given a detailed training on using risk information and utilizing those information in saving lives.
  • Hazard and DRR Mapping: based on the training and transfer of technical know-how, hazard map teams along with project team developed hazard maps for the risk prone areas in two districts (there were 11 risk prone areas in the two districts for which hazard maps have been developed)
  • Risk Information Communication: Project Team has communicated the risk information with the relevant stakeholders including communities, district offices, central and provincial ANDMA offices, media, parliament, Institutions, academia etc…
  • DRR Awareness Raising Messages: Project team, in coordination and cooperation with CWSA communication, has developed DRR Awareness audio and video messages, which have been broadcasting and telecasting at zonal and central level (there were 5 audio and 5 video messages on flood and landslides)
  • DRR Awareness Tools: To nurture map reading culture in Afghanistan, Japan Conservation Engineers (JCE) developed a textbook, reader friendly and interesting, which is contextualized and translated in two local languages (Pastho and Dari), this book will be taught at community level in order to train them, how to read maps, importance of maps and some technical techniques for understanding different map parts. JCE has also developed Evacuation Activity Game (EVAG) for evacuation process, DRR project team has contextualized and translated into local languages (Pashto and Dari). This tool is basically designed to easily train the community people to understand evacuation process
Participants7,000 individuals

DurationMar 01, 2016Mar 31, 2020
LocationLaghman, Afghanistan
Key Activities
  • Establishment of 6 PSMNCH health facilities
  • Establishment of 23 health posts
  • Establishment of 6 Health center Committee
  • Establishment of 6 Village Safe motherhood Committee
  • Provision of OPD ( Out Patient Department) services to mothers, new born and children
  • Provision of MCH services ( ANC, delivery, PNC and Family Planning) to CBAs ( Child Bearing Age ) Mothers.
  • Provision of vaccination services to children and CBAs mothers
  • Provision of community and clinic based health education and awareness sessions
  • Capacity building of health facility staff via conducting several training sessions
  • Conducting training sessions to community on RH, SRH, family health, gender, personal and environmental hygiene and safe motherhood.
Participants53,963 Individual

DurationJul 01, 2017Jun 30, 2019
LocationNangarhar, Laghman and Bamyan provinces
Key Activities
  • School Administration Trainings for school principals and vice principals
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Trainings for M&E staff of Education Directorates
  • Teachers Trainings on Pedagogical Skills
  • Master Teachers Trainings
  • Community awareness sessions on the importance of girls' education
  • Child Rights and Gender Equality Trainings
  • Establishment of playgrounds
Participants800 female students
460 teachers
450 community members
1680 PTC members/ Parents
80 Principals/Vice Principals
80 Government Officials

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DurationOct 01, 2015Sep 30, 2018
LocationUC Pangrio and Khairpur Gambo of Taluka Tando Bhago, District Badin, Sindh
Key Activities
  • Season long on farm training of 400 farmer families in sustainable agriculture
  • 3 exposure visit, organized at Sindh university of Agriculture Tando Jam, Wheat research institute Sakrand, Central Cotton research Institute Sakrand and agriculture training institute Sakrand.
  • 3 farmer festival to celebrate the harvests of crops and kitchen gardening vegetables produce
  • Arboriculture campaign by plantation of 11,340 plant sampling
  • Distribution of kitchen gardening vegetable seed and tool kit among 650 farmer families
  • Soil sampling of 650 farmer families
Participants650 farmer families