• HADAAF is a non-governmental, non for profit and non-sectarian Afghan NGO founded in March 2004 and legally registered with the Ministry of Economy in 2006. Since its inception, HADAAF has been implementing programs in different sectors such as; health, education, livelihood, emergency response, and community’s social development mostly in hard to reach areas of Afghanistan. Under its programs, HAFAAF is targeting the most vulnerable communities; such as marginalized women and children, people with disabilities, internal and external displaced populations in different parts of the country. HADAAF has adopted a strategic approach of partnership and collaboration throughout its program implementation. Thus far, HAFAAF has implementing projects/programs in partnership with Mop, IMC, UNICEF, WHO, Save the Children International, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan, Johanniter and Cordaid in Nuristan, Uruzgan, Farah, Faryab, Herat, Ghor, Kunar, Laghman, Nangarhar, Balkh, Khost and Kabul provinces. This collaborative approach has enabled HADAAF to get access to hard-to-reach areas and provide quality service delivery.  

  • To guide the organization and its staff as well as the board of directors, HADAAF has developed a strategic plan for five years covering the period of 2017-2021. The strategic plan, outline key priority areas based on the need of the target population and the context of the country. The Strategic Plan is fully in line with the Afghan Government National Development Priorities Plan, The Afghan Citizen Charter, Global Sustainable Development Goals-2030, and development agendas of other development partners currently active in Afghanistan. The strategic plan was developed through the participatory and collaborative manner involving HADAAF programmer beneficiaries (i.e. target population), government actors, relevant development partners, HADAAF,s relevant staff as well as members of the governing bodies

  • HADAAF respects & adhere to national & international humanitarian standards such as International Human Rights, Convention on the Rights of Children (CRC), The Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, Do NO Harm, Speer Standards, NGO Laws, and Code of Conduct among others,

  • After 14 years of existence in the country, HADAAF got good capacity in program development and implementation and operation at national and sub-national levels. This includes; a) program development section, b) program implementation section including M&E, c) human resource section, d) logistic/supply chain section, and e) finance section including internal control mechanism.

Goal of HADAAF

HADAAF has been established with the aim to Contributing to the community-based development and reduction of suffering of the affected population through community-based actions in the sectors of Health, Education, Livelihood, Women Empowerment, and Emergency Response Mechanism (ERM).


We strive towards having a healthy, self-sufficient, and self-determined afghan society, who are able to take right decision for their wellbeing and development.


Through meaningful collaboration and active participation with concerned stakeholders, HADAAF works towards bringing about positive and lasting changes in the lives of marginalized groups of the Afghan Society - through its holistic approaches and efforts, based on the urgent needs and local priorities.



HADAAF strongly believes in the fowling organizational values:

  1. Impartiality: While upholding the duty to be inclusive and non‐discriminatory in our approach, we do not take sides in conflict and do not support specific factions or parties representing various interests in the society.

  1. Equality: We promote equal opportunities and facilitate equal access to resources for all citizens, including women, girls, boys and people with disabilities.

  1. Social Justice: We strive to be fair to all with whom we work. While working to affirm the rights of all individuals, we recognize that differences in gender, individual capabilities and identities give rise to varied needs and interests.

  1. Quality:  We strive to achieve the highest quality possible in all that we do, building on our unity of purpose, strong teamwork, and belief in our mission and vision in order to bring about positive change for our target groups.

  1. Integrity: We are true to our mission, maintaining honesty and transparency in all of what we do and say, upholding a spirit of openness and sharing with stakeholders, while always prepared to be held to account for our actions

  1. Integration and Cooperation:  We promote teamwork in all that we do among our staff and our stakeholders - as a means to strengthen participation and build a sense of ownership among all those, who are concerned about our actions

Board of Directors

Board of directors made up of seven voting members is contributing the organization in term of policy developing and strategy making.

All major decisions within the organization are made by the Executive Director in the organization and final endorsement authority is the Board of Directors.

Members of Board
  1. Dr. Mohammad Akram Rahimi
  2. Dr. Shah Mohammad Rahim 
  3. Engineer Mohammad Ibrahim
  4. Mr. Said Nadir Agha
  5. Mr.Sayed Kamal Sadat 
  6. Mr. Mohammad Juma 
  7. Mr.Ahmad Seyar Hail 


HADAAF have implemented Health Projects under the umbrella of BPHS in Zabul for 4 years and Nuristan for six years in partnership with Cordaid and IMC respectively. All components of Basic Package of Health Services are implemented under BPHS. Other long terms vertical support projects to BPHS have been implemented in Urozgan funded by Australian Aid and GAVI



HADAAF in partnership with Save the Children international (SCI) is implementing Child protection & Education Project in 3 Districts of Kabul Province.


Wash & Nutrition

HADAAF have been involved in supporting nutrition through BPHS as well as through vertical support by WFP in Zabul. Currently, HADAAF is implementing IHSAN (Initiative for Hygiene, Sanitation and Nutrition); an integrated approach of WASH and Nutrition, in Nuristan and Kunar Province. The main objectives of the projects are capacity building of provincial stakeholders, behavior changes at community level and women empowerment. Main interventions are, CLTS, Community Based Nutrition Program and Agriculture support to women.



Under the IHSAN project, HADAAF is involved with agriculture sector to support food production through Farmers Field Schools, Kitchen Gardens and poultry distribution to deserved women.