The mission of the Afghanistan World Foundation (AWF) has been to develop programs that are based on high priority developmental needs in Afghanistan such as education, economic development and emergency health services, hospitals, mobile care systems, and enhancing social opportunities especially for Afghan women and children. In light of the current political transformation in Afghanistan, AWF is now focused on the humanitarian provision of basic needs for the Afghan people and the protection of civil liberties for women in order that they may continue to contribute to the civil institutions within Afghanistan.
“I Am You” Feature Film | Housing Project | Distribution of Backpacks | “Black Tulip” Feature Film | Emergency Medican Health Services | Girls Boarding School | International Orphan Care | Science Lab | Malalai Anaa Center for Women and School for Girls | “The Bread Winner” Short Film | Mother and Child Hospital | General Masoud School
With your help, you can make these things possible.
Feature film “I Am You” is directed and produced by Afghanistan World Foundation founder Sonia Nassery Cole and based on the stories of the plight of the Afghan people seeking refuge away from their motherland and the conditions that precipitated their extraordinarily, heroic, and difficult journeys.
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The Board of the Afghanistan World Foundation is dedicated to increasing public awareness by spotlighting these critical needs and on developing effective solutions. AWF produces media worthy events and programs to attract the support of the public, donors, volunteers and securing involvement of decision makers. AWF also works with other agencies focused on serving special areas of Afghan humanitarian needs, as well as with USA and International officials involved in helping rebuild and protect the newly won freedoms of Afghanistan.
Our latest Board member, Steve McCurry, has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than 30 years, with scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name.