BAAG is a unique advocacy and networking agency which aims to support humanitarian and development programmes in Afghanistan. We work closely with Afghan civil society groups, reflecting Afghan views and aspirations. Founded in 1987, we currently have 30 member agencies. BAAG is the only coordinating agency of its kind in the UK. It is a source of expert advice for policymakers, donors, media and the public.
The Mobile Mini-Circus is a countrywide education programme that focuses on teaching children how to lead. The goal is to give children the tools they need to develop creative and novel ways of spreading fun and education throughout Afghanistan.
For over 11 years, Connect has supported effective Afghan women educators, doctors and health workers, lawyers and judges, and women in business. Connect has given direct financial support and in-depth, long-term business training to help expand and strengthen the organizations they run. NOW ‐ Connect is creating a dynamic internet forum where you can engage with these and other courageous women who speak the truth of their country in powerful ways.
Through entertaining and informative puppet shows, No Strings aims to foster landmine safety awareness, educate children about HIV and AIDS, and teach young people about street kids’ issues.
Johnie McGlade, founder of No Strings, said ” The power these puppets possess is just unbelievable. They draw people in like mad. The shows are funny, dramatic and they can teach kids how to avoid getting killed or maimed by a mine.”
The Frontline Club
The Frontline Club was established in 2003 to support those journalists, cameramen and photographers throughout the world who risk their lives in the course of their work.
Membership is drawn from the world’s best foreign correspondents and operators, the wider media, aid agencies, the diplomatic service and those interested in frontline journalism.
ACBAR – Afghanistan Umbrella Organization Representing Over Eighty NGO Members From The National & International Humanitarian Community In Afghanistan. ACBAR Was Formed In 1988 In Response To The Need For NGOs To Coordinate Their Activities In Order To Maximize Their Efficiency And Resources.
The Core Functions Of ACBAR Currently Are:
Coordination – To avoid duplication of work and to identify gaps to be filled.
Planning NGO strategy to meet humanitarian aims.
Collection & Dissemination of information relevant to humanitarian assistance & development.
Advocacy & Policy.
Provision of information recourses & technology centers