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HIHAO Chairperson Visiting SHG Members in Khulm District
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Households Adopted Sustainable Economic Livelihoods (HASEL) Project Anauguration Ceremony
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HIHAO supported Entrepreneurs participating at the Balkh International Exhibition
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Hand in Hand Afghanistan organization

Hand in Hand Afghanistan (HIHAO) is a not-for-profit and non-governmental organization registered with Ministry of Economy of the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (License # 890; 21 December 2006). HIHAO works to promote women’s economic empowerment to deliver higher incomes, greater mobility and increased decision-making power for vulnerable Afghan women. Increasingly, since 2020, HIHAO has pivoted to providing humanitarian support to households most at risk of food insecurity. Headquartered in Mazar-e-Sharif, we have helped 50,000 women and men beat the odds and succeed as entrepreneurs since 2007, running profitable enterprises that stand the test of time

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Latest News

Distribution of Layer Chickens

Around 8,760 pieces of layer chicken were distributed to 438 of the participants in the Hamdard village, Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh province of Afghanistan.

Peer monitoring conducted between partners of HASEL project (SDO and HIHAO)

Hand In Hand Afghanistan hosted Monitoring Officers from Sanayee Development Organization (SDO) as part of a scheduled peer monitoring process of the Households Adopt Sustainable...

HIHAO Chairperson Visits Women Entrepreneurs in Balkh Province

They met the women entrepreneurs, vocational skill training classes and visited the enterprises established and developed with support from the projects and talked to the...


Our network spans operating headquarters in India, Afghanistan and Eastern Africa. We also have support and fundraising offices in the UK, Sweden and, as of 2014, in the US.


Job Vacancies

 Member of Board of Directors Job Re-announcement

 Member of Board of Directors Job Re-announcement Job Information: Position Member of Board of Directors Education Bachelor degree, Master degree is preferable Vacancy Number: HIHAO/07/22...

Media Officer

Media Officer     Job Information: Job Category: Management Minimum Education Level: University degree Vacancy Number: HIHAO/07/22 Position Title: Media Officer Organization: Hand in Hand Afghanistan...

Saffron Master Trainer

Saffron Master Trainer         Job Information: Job Category: Agriculture & Program Minimum Education Level: Advance Degree Preferred or University Degree in Agriculture...

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