Afghans Landmine Survivors Org
Afghan Landmine Survivors’ Organization (ALSO) is a non-political, non-profit and non-religious organization. It was established in July 2007 in Kabul and registered with the Ministry of Economy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as 993rd national NGO. Majority of its staff members are men and women with disabilities.
We strive to create an atmosphere where the rights of persons with disabilities are respected and they become full members of Afghan society.
To promote living situation of persons with disabilities by providing peer support/psychosocial support, education, economic inclusion, and rehabilitation services.
To promote the human rights of persons with disabilities by advocating and supporting afghan decision makers to implement the National Law for the Rights and Privilege of Persons with Disabilities and the Mine Ban Treaty and to accede and implement the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Convention on Cluster Munitions.