Afghanistan Top Sites for Philanthropy

    Mercy Corps

    Focuses on disaster response, sustainable economic development, health services, and emergency and natural disaster relief.

    mercycorps.org

    United Nations World Food Programme

    News and information about operations, policies, publications, appeals and how to help. Includes special reports, questions and answers and video.

    wfp.org

    Fordfoundation

    Working with visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide

    fordfoundation.org

    The Asia Foundation

    Seeks to advance the mutual interests of the United States and the Asia-Pacific region, making grants in the areas of governance, law, and civil society; women's political participation; economic reform and development; and international relations. Guidel

    asiafoundation.org

    ACTED

    Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development is an international non-governmental organisation working in 16 countries with a regional approach to crisis situations.

    acted.org

    Amnesty International

    Protecting human rights worldwide, AI focuses on the release of prisoners of conscience, fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners and the abolition of the death penalty, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

    amnesty.org

    Medecins Sans Frontieres

    An international medical and humanitarian aid organization. News, links to country sites, feature articles. (Also known as Doctors without Borders.)

    msf.org

    United Nations Volunteers

    The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that supports human development globally by promoting volunteerism and by mobilizing volunteers.

    unvolunteers.org

    Lattitude Global Volunteering

    International volunteering and gap year placements for 17 to 25s in a wide range of countries around the world.

    lattitude.org.nz

    CARE

    Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. Our mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources and experience, we promot

    care.org

    National Endowment for Democracy

    A private, nonprofit, grant-making organization created to strengthen democratic institutions around the world. Offers access to research and analysis of democratic development around the world.

    ned.org

    Global Giving

    Connects donors with community-based projects which need support, searchable location or project focus. Offers a gift card option.

    globalgiving.org

    Oxfam Great Britain

    A development, relief, and campaigning organisation that works to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering around the world. Works with poor communities, local partners, volunteers, and supporters to help poor people to help themselves.

    oxfam.org.uk

    Stiftung Deutsche Welthungerhilfe

    Hat die Aufgabe, die Selbsthilfeprojekte der Deutschen Welthungerhilfe e.V. dauerhaft finanziell zu unterstützen. Konkret bedeutet das mit den Erträgen aus dem Stiftungskapital werden vor allem langfristig angelegte Maßnahmen realisiert.

    welthungerhilfe.de

    Oxfam International

    A group of non-governmental organizations from three continents working worldwide to fight poverty and injustice.

    oxfam.org