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The PROMOTE program is USAID’s largest ever investment in women’s empowerment. The Women’s Leadership Development (WLD) project is a PROMOTE component that provides capacity building, coaching, and mentoring to two groups of Afghan women: 1) The Primary Target Group includes women between the ages of 18–30 who possess at least a high school diploma, though many will also have undertaken some college, university, or technical vocational and educational training (TVET) study or possess a university degree. 2) The Secondary Target Group includes Afghan women between the ages of 15-24 who have completed primary school and perhaps some secondary schooling or..
IDS Hamkaar is a leading provider of social science research and analysis throughout Afghanistan. IDS Hamkaar combines local, regional, and cultural expertise with international standards in communications, research, and analysis. We strive to enable governments, the international community, civil society, and private sector to build strategies and decisions that are evidence-based and anchored in a fine balance of local realities and international imperatives.
Marie Stopes International is a non- profit NGO founded in 1921. MSI is a marketing focused, results oriented social enterprise. MSI is committed to provide birth spacing services for 20 million people by to 2020 in 38 countries.Marie Stopes International: Afghanistan (MSI: A) is opened after the registration with the government of Afghanistan in August 2002. MSI: A follows the global mission statement of children by choice not by chance. Our long term focus is to reduce maternal mortality by providing premium quality RH/MCH services, supplies and information through sustainable strategies in 8 provinces. We serve more than 350,000 clients every year in Afghanistan. As a team member..
Who we areIntercommunity and Justice Organization (IJO) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political, and independent organization which is established in Kabul and registered in the Ministry of Economy of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in 2015. Its registration number is 3633. IJO is working in the field of Human rights, Youth capacity building, and women empowerment. Taking into consideration the challenging environment, numerous obstacles in the social development, saving youth and women in Afghanistan; IJO Board of Management took this initiative to establish the Civil Society Organization which aims to take part in the development of civilization of Afghanistan and..
Who we are ChildFund Afghanistan is a non-religious, non-governmental, not for profit and independent development organization whose mission is to help deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to improve their lives and the opportunity to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change to their communities. ChildFund Afghanistan is a member of ChildFund International which carries out multi-sectoral programs in over 30 countries worldwide. CFA has been operating in Afghanistan since 2001 particularly in the Northeast provinces of Kunduz, Badakhshan and Nangarhar.
BackgroundCounterpart International, a global development organization working in Afghanistan since 2005 recently launched a five-year Afghan Civic Engagement (ACEP) program. Based in its Kabul headquarters, the goal of ACEP is to promote civil society and media engagement that enables Afghan citizens to influence policy, monitor government accountability, and serve as an advocate for political reform. The program aims to achieve this goal through five program areas: (1) regular CSO engagement with government; (2) increased CSO and media thematic expertise in democracy and governance; (3) expanded civic engagement; (4) improved access to independent news and public affairs..
~~Programme Background1. Overall 75% of the people of Afghanistan live in rural areas where agriculture is the primary activity and contributes about one third of the GDP. However, poor governance, weak factor markets, inadequate marketing infrastructure and business development services as well as the poor postharvest practices are limiting the economic development potential of this sector and constraining on on-farm and non-farm employment opportunities, thus perpetuating poverty in the rural areas. The major challenges are (but not limited to) poverty and vulnerability, economic slowdown and increasing insecurity, fragmented and uncoordinated development, spread of opium poppy, weak..