Press release On July 11, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), the de facto authorities, issued a directive suspending “all of Sweden’s activities in Afghanistan”. Consequently, some activities of the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA), have been paused. SCA stands firm in its commitment to support the Afghan people and will do its utmost to secure the […]
Press release The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan, SCA, is seeking dialogue with the de facto authorities of Afghanistan to clarify if the directive of July 11 to suspend all Sweden’s activities in Afghanistan will affect our organization. SCA is a non-governmental organization established in 1980 as a solidarity movement, from people to people, to support Afghans’ right […]
News For a second school year, secondary schools in Afghanistan have opened without the presence of girls.
The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan Established a Midwifery Training Center in 4 provinces of Afghanistan
News The political transition in August 2021 has brought many challenges and restrictions, especially in the healthcare sector. Despite all the challenges, SCA continues to provide healthcare services in Afghanistan. SCA established a midwifery training center in Parwan, Nuristan, Samangan and Panjshir Provinces where the entrance examination for the Community Midwifery Education (CME) was conducted by […]
News Following the devastating earthquake in the southeastern provinces of Afghanistan, the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) distributed aid packages including In-kind Food Baskets, Non-Food Items, Hygiene Items, and Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance to 500 affected families worth a total of 225,000 US dollars after a rapid assessment at the scene. The United Nation Development Program (UNDP) […]
Press release Following the earthquake in Paktia province, the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) distributes aid packages including In-kind Food Baskets, Non-Food Items, Hygiene Items, and Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance to 500 affected families worth a total of 25 million Afghanis after a rapid assessment at the scene. The SCA’s Country Director, Daniel Madhani, expresses his condolences to […]
Press release The Afghan government has announced that boys should resume secondary school classes after a one-month hiatus. SCA finds it deeply concerning that the statement has no mention of girls’ right to education.
Press release Fighting between the government and the Taliban has increased in recent months in Ghazni province. The deteriorating security situation has forced many schools to close. The Swedish Committee’s education programme has also been affected.
Press release The pipe scheme project for 14 villages in Pasaband, Rustaq district inaugurated today by the Governor of Takhar Province and Dr. Ahmad Khalid Fahim, Programme Director/ Deputy Country Director of the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan.