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Without SCA’s support, Nargis has lost hope

News Nargis, 14, has a hearing impairment. Her father, Mohammad Hussain, suffers from paraplegia, and his legs are paralysed. Both of them used to receive support from the Swedish Committee of Afghanistan (SCA), but since the suspension of SCA’s activities in July 2023, they haven’t received any further assistance. Now they are worried about their future.

“SCA saved our family from darkness.”

News Wazir Mohammad Dilsoz and six of his siblings are visually impaired. They used to get support from the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA), but after the organisation’s activities were suspended, their future is uncertain.

Suspension of SCA leaves thousands without orthopedic aids

News Habibullah has been waiting for a prosthetic leg since SCA’s activities were suspended.

SCA pauses all activities in Afghanistan

News The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan is pausing all its activities in Afghanistan. This is in response to a decree from the Islamic Emirate Afghanistan (IEA) which called for the suspension of all "Sweden’s activities".

SCA conference: Afghanistan beyond humanitarian support – navigating challenges and opportunities

News SCA is organising its biennial international conference in Stockholm on 30th November, 2023. The conference will gather experts, policymakers, civil society, and academia to discuss the latest developments in Afghanistan.

SCA condemns the continued closure of girls’ schools in Afghanistan

News For a second school year, secondary schools in Afghanistan have opened without the presence of girls.

Statement on the decision to ban women NGO workers in Afghanistan 

News The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) is profoundly concerned by the recent announcement of the de facto authorities (DFA) that women are no longer allowed to work with national and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Afghanistan. Following only four days after the suspension of women’s rights to attend higher education, the ban on women NGO […]

SCA inaugurates two construction projects in Speen Ghar district of Nangarhar province

News SCA’s Jalalabad Regional Management office inaugurated pipe scheme and Disaster Risk Reduction projects under ABADIE project in Speen Ghar district as worth of around 20 million Afs.

We did not have economical backup, so we created Self-Help Group

News In Moqor district of Ghazni province, 20 women with disabilities or the ones whose family members have disabilities, have come together and created Rana Self-Help Group to have economical security. This group was created in 2020 with the financial assistance of the European Union under BACEDA (Building Active Citizenship and Equality for Persons with Disabilities […]