Latest Updates

Read Our December 2017 Newsletter

The December issue of the BRD newsletter is out and covers BRD international engagement with the Council of States Parties, the United Nation’s Convention against Corruption policy-making body. You can also learn about one of our volunteers and BRD’s involvement in the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Support Vulnerable Women for Animal Husbandry and Kitchen Gardening

With the aim of providing vulnerable women with the skills and opportunities for earning income to support their families, BRD, under its Social Protection Program, supports newly returned, internally displaced, and vulnerable women by teaching kitchen gardening and animal husbandry. BRD is currently targeting newly stabilized districts where displaced families have retuned back to their villages. Kot district in Ningarhar…

Youth Empowerment Program

The youth in Afghanistan experience inadequate services delivery. All youth who newly returned, internally displaced and/or vulnerable, suffer from such negative effects as physical and mental health issues, poor education, financial uncertainty and lack of employment opportunities, social disconnection and mistrust, and general insecurity. Due to lack of job opportunities, youth are engaged in illegal activities such as drug use,…

The October Newsletter From BRD is Here

The inaugural issue of the BRD newsletter has just been launched. This month’s issue covers: pilot mapping of illegal waste sites by BRD, expansion of the home vegetable garden program, Q&A with a BRD volunteer, and thematic insights on at-risk children in Afghanistan. Read these articles and more in the October 2017 issue of the Bureau for Rights-Based Development newsletter.