The Let’s Do It Afghanistan cleanup is initiated in 2015 and managed by BRD Afghanistan. The purpose of Let’s Do It Afghanistan cleanup is to build the capacities for the civic action and to educate and engaged citizen and other stakeholders such as civil society, government institutions, private sector, media including key politicians and religious scholars in the actions for cleaning their own home, city and country as whole. The program is initiated in collaboration with Let’s Do World Cleanup Movement, based in Estonia and with the first-year startup funding support from the Estonian Ministry of Environment. Since 2015 Let’s Do It Afghanistan cleanup has organized several massive cleanups both in Kabul and provinces.As part of the World Cleanup Day (WCD) 2018, the Let’s Do It Afghanistan cleanup organized a massive cleanup in 14 provinces of Afghanistan. The WCD 2018 mobilized 17.8 million volunteers in 157 countries in one day, who collected 88500 Tons waste and trash. With the new initiative of the network to focus on more longer-term approach for keeping the world without waste, the Let’s Do It World Movement crated “Keep It Clean Plan” where the Let’s Do It Afghanistan as member of this movement is committed for the implementation of the relevant component of this plan in Afghanistan.
Under program community-based approach for protection and safeguarding culture heritage, in the areas of its operation BRD started a new initiative “Lets Protect our Culture Heritage” which consisting of series of workshop to community-based organizations, in which we sensitize and educate communities on the importance of culture heritage, and their role and responsibilities, what they can do to protect their culture heritage, including communication with the key stakeholders.
The Bureau for Rights Based Development (BRD) is honored for receiving the appreciation letter from the Director of Department of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (DAIL) of Balkh Province of Afghanistan. The award is made to BRD in the result of successful collaboration/partnership between BRD, Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL/NVDA), DAIL, District Authorities, Community Based Organization in Balkh Province for the successful delivery of the result and achievement under “Participatory Irrigation Management Capacity Building Program”funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB)/NVDA.
Under the “Participatory Irrigation Management Capacity Building Program” civil work component, BRD supported the Irrigation Associations (IAs) and Community Development Councils (CDCs) of Ningarhar and Balkh in prioritization, selection and designing of the irrigation infrastructure projects, including the process for approval by the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and livestock (MAIL) under the Asian Development Bank (ADB) grant , where 22 contracts with the total value of $ 3, 55000 USD have been awarded to CDCs and IAs in Ningarhar Valley Development and Lower Balkh Sub- Basin for improving the irrigation infrastructure in their respective canals, to better manage irrigation water and increase irrigated land to contribute toward increasing crops productions in the irrigated farmland.