Our work


SCA have been working in Afghanistan since 1982. The work encompasses programmes for education, health, support to persons with disabilities and rural development. The mission of SCA is to empower poor women, men and children by combining service provision, capacity development and advocacy. Vulnerable people’s right to quality of life and human rights are promoted in all sectors of work. The work is always conducted in close cooperation with the local population. SCA has about 5700 employees, of whom 99 % are Afghans.

The girl in the picture is Hajira. She is 8 years old and a pupil in one of SCA’s schools. Most of all she likes mathematics and when she gets older, she wants do become a doctor.

You can read more about the respective programs by clicking one of the links to the right.

Photo: Christoffer Hjalmarsson

SCA is active in 16 of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces