FRDO serves the most poor and vulnerable men, girls, boys and especially affected Afghan women in all over Afghanistan. Our selection process is based on the beneficiaries selection criteria which is different based on the objectives, location, and demands of the activities. For each type of activities we develop survey and assessment forms and conduct practical data collection. After we analyze the situation, we prepare the assessment and survey reports. Considering the range of services and activities we target our beneficiaries.
Income generation / Skills Development Sector
Our skills development sector works toward assisting, empowering and developing, and targets Afghan people mainly Afghan deprived women of the society affected by conflicts and or vulnerable and boost their economic situation. For our income generation / skills development projects, Female Rehabilitation and Development Organization (FRDO) targets, poor women, headed households women, widows, young ungraduated girls, orphans with 18-35 years age, and disables that have the ability to work and capability to be trained. For our carpentry, mobile repairing, motorbike repairing we also target vulnerable men and young boy of Afghan community in all over the Afghanistan.
Afghanistan is one of the riskiest places on earth for the health of its population mainly women and young children. Our health sector works to ensure access and quality of primary health care services to the people who are affected by diseases in the community. In this sector, our priority is to target children, women and other vulnerable groups. For our health education projects/programs we target affected women who are poor and unable to pay for their treatment. Midwives are critical to the health and survival of mothers and their newborns. For our midwifery training projects and programs, we target active women of the communities and train them in childbirth services to that they serve the communities they live. Via our mobile health clinics, through the financial support of our donor agencies, we provide quality medicines and health services to IDPs, returnees, and community members. In our healthcare awareness raising projects/programs, we reach to huge number of people in need in the communities through community participation.
The essence of the education rights element of this dimension of gender equality is that women and men must have equal access to education services and participate equally in education development. In our education sector, we target, young women, girls, and boys whom have been suffered by imposed war in Afghanistan and are deprived from education by implementing education management and policy reform, teacher training, developing and distributing text books, improving literacy, participant training and workforce development, community base schools for deprived young boys, girls, women and men, and schools construction.
Agriculture and livestock Sector
The greater portion of Afghans rely on agriculture and livestock activities to feed and support their families and to earn a livelihood. In Afghanistan, agriculture and livestock are considered as the primary drivers of economic growth and before decades of conflict and insecurity, Afghanistan’s agricultural and livestock products earned a global reputation for excellence, particularly almonds, pomegranates, pistachios, raisins, apricots and leather. Through our agriculture and livestock programming, Female Rehabilitation and Development Organization (FRDO) targets, commercial farmers, emerging farmers, young farmers, distressed farmers, economically poor women, widows, jobless women and men, by providing different types of trainings, capacity building, advice and guidance on start-up processes, sustaining the farms, market linkages, farm productivity improvement, increasing farms income, animal husbandry and distribution of toolkits.
When our people are in need of emergency assistance because of the natural disasters, poverty, internal conflicts, no food, droughts, low food productivity, and flood across the country, we help them in anyone of the above challenges by our assistance. Through our emergency programs, we target affected women, widows, orphans, people with disability, economically poor families, affected formers, and women headed households, refugees and returnees, IDPs, and addicted people. For those who are affected by floods, we provide shelters, housing needs, food and basic health care treatments. When communities are affected by the droughts and low food productivity at the time of seasonal changes, we provide food and cash assistance to help them afford their basic needs of life and have improved food security. When HHs are out of food and their family members sleep with an empty stomach, we provide food assistance to HHs. To reduce the poverty at the community and country level, we conduct and implement vocational trainings for food/and or for cash and food and cash for work programs and mainly we focus on deprived women and young girls of the community.