Afghan Landmine Survivors Organization (ALSO)
Afghan Landmine Survivors Organization (ALSO) was established in July 2007 based on the needs of persons with disabilities as a non-profit, non-religious, non- government organization registered in the Ministry of Economy of Afghanistan with the registration of No of 993 to empower persons with disabilities to participate fully in the community.
Principles and Values
ALSO respects the principles of transparency, accountability, quality , professionalism and neutrality regarding ethnicity, religion, language and gender.
We strive to create an atmosphere where the rights of persons with disabilities are respected and they become full members of Afghan society.
ALSO advocates for the rights of persons with disabilities based on the UN Conventions and national laws and provide services for persons with disabilities: education, livelihood, peer support, healthcare, rehabilitation and inclusion into the community.
It is our firm belief that if given the chance, persons with disabilities can become self-reliant and productive in society. ALSO is committed to work in close coordination and collaboration with the disability stakeholders at national and international levels for the support of persons with disabilities. A strong collaboration would ensure the sustainability of the support to persons with disabilities in order to improve their living situation in society.