|History and Biodata
Bamyan Civil Society Institutions:
1 – Afghanistan Women and Children Cooperation Program (AWCP):
The association strives to enhance economic capacities of youth, children and women in central Bamyan province. AWCP is non-government and non-profit organization, which was established in 2002.
Its main branch is located in capital city of Bamyan with local branches in districts of the province. The organization serves in various fields such as education, rural development and public health. Hasan Alimi is communication in charge of AWCP.
2 – Alghochak social and cultural Organization:
The organization was established by Zainab Rezayee with financial support from United States Agency for International Development under local governance program in 2010. The organization is registered with the ministry of justice and is coordinating activities among women organizations. The institution strives to boost economic capacities of women and provide long-term training courses.
3 – Human Rights and Civil Society Network:
As a non-government organization, the network was established in central Bamyan province in 2004. The institution strives to building capacities and is active in the province since 2009. It has provided more than 50 workshops in both Bamyan and Daikundi provinces. Ismail Zaki is its coordinator.
Contacts: 077949317, 07008279439
4 – Arezo Organization:
The organization is donated by a number of American women and was established in 2006. It strives to strengthen the educational capacities of women and families. The organization aimed to assist carpet weaver women, eliminate poverty, facilitate educational and health services to families and easing professional educational opportunities. It also set up a cloth washing centre, provide literacy training courses and formed a garden for women in Azhdar valley. Ali Rezayee is in charge of the organization and its main branch is Bamyan city.
5 – Cultural and Social Organization of Bamika Women:
The organization was set up by Halima Rezayee in central Bamyan province in 2009. It is active in political, social and capacity building of women. The organization is responsible to providing educational campaigns and handicrafts exhibition in villages.
6 – Bamyan Journalist’s Association:
The organization was set up by a number of journalists in central Bamyan province in 2003. It strives to protect rights of journalists with special reference who laid down their lives in this way and capacity building among media outlets. Head of this organization being elected through free and fair ballot and has four financial, administrative, cultural and communication committees. Presently, Ghafari heads the organization, who also led the organization for the past three terms.
Contacts: 0708198206, 0799369943
7 – Association of Bamyan Writers:
The association was formed by a number of university lecturers and culturists in central Bamyan province in 2007. It strives to strengthen human rights and civil values and promoting culture of writing. Mohammad Amin Abtihad is head of the association.
8 – Understanding Institution:
The civil institution is active in social and educational fields. It was established in central Bamyan province in 2007. Intellectuals and students have membership of the organization. It strives to promote peace, democracy, human rights and raise public awareness in the society. Abdullah Shaigan is head of the institution.
9 – Nawai Sulh Social and Educational Association (NSSEA):
The organization endeavors to raise women awareness on health and educational fields. It is non-government institution, which members work voluntarily.
Contacts: 0795958594, 0795040103
10 – Rah-i-Noor Social and Cultural Association (RNSCA):
The association was formed in central Bamyan province in 2008. It strives to building capacity of youth and enhances women understanding in social affairs. Ezatullah Mashal is head of the organization.
11 – Reconstruction and Social Development Organization (RSDO):
The organization was set up in central Bamyan province in 2004. It carries activities in education, agriculture, health, rural development and gender equality fields. It is a non-government and non-profit organization, which is headed by Mohammad Arif.
12 – Social, Cultural, Reconstruction and Civil Services Organization (SCRCSO):
The organization was set up in central Bamyan province in 2004. It carries activities in education, agriculture, health, rural development and gender equality fields. Mohammad Reza Danish is heading the organization.
Contacts: 0772898536, 0799472483
13 – Tanweer and Takamol Social and Cultural Association (TTSCA):
The association was established in central Bamyan province in 2009. Many of its members are government employees. The association strives to enhance public awareness. It also performs activities in social, cultural and educational fields. Sayed Khalil Kohi is head of the association.
14 – Armaghan-i-Wahdat Social and Cultural Organization:
The organization was established in central Bamyan province in 2004. It is independent and non-political organization, which is led by Mohammad Zahir Fayez.
Contacts: 0772275667, 0786814003
15 – Youth Unity Centre:
The institution is established in central Bamyan province in 2008. It is an independent and non-government organization, which extends activities for improving capacity of youth in social fields and growing public awareness. Ali Jan Karimi is headed the organization.
Contacts: 0778977506, 0789735309