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We work to improve the lives of orphans, ordinary men, and women in Afghanistan.

At least 10 million people are thought to have fled the region to avoid the continuous wave of conflict that has troubled Afghanistan over the last 30 years i.e. the Afghan Cold War, the Afghan civil war, and the war between NATO and the Taliban.

Although many refugees have now returned, at least 2.7 million people remain in voluntary exile because of the appalling conditions at home.

Who We Are

Aryana Aid is a trusted Muslim charity registered in the UK, aiming to uplift the lives of orphans, widows, and all needy individuals across Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Our Vision

At Aryana Aid, we campaign relentlessly to achieve our vision—we strive every day to help the underprivileged and provide a safe, secure, and affordable home for everyone.

Our Mission

We work alongside Afghanistan’s poorest population to provide them with the skills, training, and tools they need to help themselves and their communities.

Our Approach

We put the vulnerable in some of the most remote areas of Afghanistan at the heart of our work.

With more than 11 years of experience and a deep understanding of local, cultural, and ethnic issues, Aryana Aid has earned great trust and respect among the communities we serve. Our approach is to create long-lasting work through teaching valuable skills that can be passed on from generation to generation. 

Aryana Aid also provides humanitarian relief for Afghan refugees in Pakistan. We deliver emergency aid and long–term sustainability projects to poor communities in the region, from orphan sponsorships and widow skills training programmes to making vital resources such as clean water and food more accessible to the poor.

Our Offices

Aryana Aid’s main office is located in Kabul and we have three more offices across the provinces of Ghazni, Kandhar, and Herat. We also have a fundraising and donor liaison office in the United Kingdom.

A Little Bit of History

Aryana Aid was established as an Islamic NGO in the UK and Afghanistan in 2009 to support Afghan families and individuals forced to flee their country due to the invasion of the then Soviet Union. We have since become one of the longest-serving and most widely respected NGOs in Afghanistan.  

Today, we work in some of the most remote and inaccessible areas of Afghanistan to support thousands of deprived, excluded, and vulnerable families.

What Makes us Different

Charity volunteers at Aryana Aid are drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds.

We have first-hand knowledge and experience in Afghanistan. Our aim is to empower local communities through emergency aid and long-term sustainability projects such as our Orphan Sponsorship, Widow Skills Training, and Water and Electricity projects.

Charity volunteers at Aryana Aid are drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds including IT, the law, media, and business.

Since launching in 2009, we’ve used 100% of the donations collected by our head office in London to fund the initiatives led by volunteers at our satellite office in Kabul.


Afghanistan Education system has made huge strides since the end of the taliban regime

Afghanistan’s education system has made huge strides since the end of the Taliban regime, and the number of children attending school — especially girls — has skyrocketed.

But in many parts of the country, there are not enough schools to accommodate the growing classes.

Radio Free Afghanistan correspondent Sabawoon visited schools in Nangahar Province, where children were attending open-air classes.

Help us to clear up devastation in Afghanistan

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