Our Background

Our Background

Humanitarian Organization for the People of Afghanistan (HOPA) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization (NGO) registered under registration No. 5412 with the Ministry of Economy, Afghanistan. HOPA is dedicated to provide emergency aid and support humanitarian assistance for Afghans in various parts of the country. vulnerable, women, men, youth, and children and in particularly social affairs, Agriculture, Health, Reconstruction and Returnees addressing the most urgent needs of the target groups through service provision and advocacy efforts to alleviate poverty and build their resilience. 

In order to enhance long-term sustainable development at the community level, HOPA employs holistic and strong people for delivering successful projects, hence working across various sectors with all community stakeholders, while prioritizing the rights and needs of the society. It indicates strengthening the participation of our target groups so that to stabilize planning, implementation and monitoring of HOPA’s projects and the development of local ownership of both progressed process and results, Kabul and Kandahar provinces. HOPA is a youth-led and women-led non-profit organization that has been delivering critical humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan since 2007, when we operated under the name HELP. Over the past 15+ years, we have developed deep roots and strong relationships within local communities, allowing us to effectively respond to evolving needs on the ground.

Our team consists primarily of young Afghan professionals and volunteers, with women comprising the majority of our staff and leadership. We have implemented a wide range of humanitarian programs, including emergency relief, food security, WASH, protection, and livelihoods support. In 2022, we transitioned to the HOPA name to better reflect our mission of empowering the Afghan people, especially vulnerable groups like women and youth. 

Our community-driven approach allows us to deliver aid efficiently and sustainably, with a strong emphasis on participation, protection, and empowerment of marginalized populations.

Vision, Mission & Objective:


Our work aims to break the vicious cycle of poverty and social separation and to reestablish hope for a better future. We believe that every person has the right to access resources and opportunities so that to live and advance with dignity and to become an active and contributing member of our society.


The Foundation for Social Variation and Presence works for the social development and integration of underprivileged persons, groups and publics in Afghanistan.


To work for the social development of underprivileged individuals, groups and communities in Afghanistan.

To encourage healthcare development, Education, Agriculture and Social promotion;

To assist in the process of social integration and personal realization of underprivileged children, young people, women and families;

To endorse the human rights and in particular the rights of the children, young people, Women as well as the rights of underprivileged groups and communities.

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