New Partnership with IRD

We are happy to announce that Action for Development signed a new partnership with IRD (Interactive Research & Development) in March 2018. IRD was founded in Karachi, Pakistan and is a research and health delivery organization that works in over 15 countries. Its goal is to address global health delivery gaps through innovation and research[…]

New Country Director in Afghanistan

Action for Development would like to introduce its new Country Director in Afghanistan, Mr. Ismail Qarizada, who will manage the country office in Kabul, foster external partnerships, and oversee projects implementation. Mr. Qarizada brings extensive experience in Project Management, having served many development organisations including the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), various United[…]

Winterization Aid in Kabul

Action for Development was able to provide emergency winterization aid to around 40 families in Kabul last week. Because of the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan, a lot of families are forced to flee their homes in the different provinces and many of them end up in camps in and around Kabul. Unfortunately the suffering does[…]

New Nutrition Assessment Report

With our new partnership with the Global Nutrition Cluster, AfD is taking its first steps towards scaling up nutrition in our health programs. The new report by AfD’s Public Health Nutritionist Alison Farnham, presents the current situation regarding the nutritional assessment of children under 5 years old at the Shahid Abdul Razaq Comprehensive Health Centre[…]

1st Round of Midwifery Training in Panjsher

AfD conducted the first round of its midwives capacity building programme in Panjsher province in November 2017. Twenty midwives from different districts of the province were brought together to the center of Panjsher where they could enhance their knowledge on specific pregnancy and birth-related issues, for instance Eclampsia, Pre-eclampsia, managing third-stage labour, and newborn care.[…]

AfD’s Annual Christmas Fundraising Sale

It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you to our “traditional” Christmas Fundraising Sale on Tuesday, November 28th 2017. The sale takes place from 9am to 6pm in the lobby of the Geneva Ecumenical Center located at Route de Ferney 150 in Geneva. The end of the year is rapidly approaching and[…]

Communities’ Fair 2017 of the International School Geneva

AfD participated for the first time in the annual Communities’ Fair of the International School of Geneva on 18 October 2017. The International school of Geneva encourages its students to engage in various activities, including charitable causes as part of the curriculum. Every year, the school holds a Communities’ Fair, where student groups, companies, organizations[…]