DHSA is non- profit, no- government, non-political and development organization. DHSA was initially established by demobilized afghan freedom fighters in 1992, who laid down their weapons and turned their attention to meet the need of the civilians caught in cross fire.
The mission of DHSA is to redefine development in Afghanistan by promoting a dynamic and capable civil society as a mean to foster local ownership of development, dignity and a peaceful & sustainable future for all Afghans. To achieve its mission, DHSA is working in the sectors such as; education, public media, environmental protection, Humanitarian services and cultural heritage. DHSA has main office in Kabul with its provincial offices in Hirat, Balkh, Ningarhar, Ghazni, Kandahar and Khost. DHSA has a nationwide geographical coverage as radio Killid along with 32-affiliated provincial radio stations (The Killid group) broadcast programs all over Afghanistan. DHSA is home of diverse human resource of more than 300 personnel which include both national and international staff. DHSA has successfully implemented more than 211 projects since its establishment.
DHSA is non- profit, non- government and non-political organization, registered with Ministry of Economy under license # 23. DHSA was initially established by demobilized afghan freedom fighters in 1992, who laid down their weapons and turned their attention to meet needs of the civilians caught in cross fire.
The mission of DHSA is to redefine development in Afghanistan by promoting a dynamic and capable civil society as a means to foster local ownership of development, dignity and a peaceful and sustainable future for all Afghans. To achieve its mission, DHSA is working in the sectors such as; education, public media, environmental protection, Humanitarian services and cultural heritage. DHSA has main office in Kabul with its provincial offices in Hirat, Balkh, Ningarhar, Ghazni, Kandahar and Khost. DHSA has a nationwide geographical coverage as radio Killid along with 32-affiliated provincial radio stations (The Killid group) broadcast programs all over Afghanistan. DHSA is home of diverse human resource of more than 300 personnel which include both national and international staff. DHSA has successfully implemented more than 211 projects since its establishment.
Pushing nation towards social change……
DHSA envisions a balanced, educated, environmentally protected, developed and well aware (Socially, culturally and Politically) Afghan society.
Is to redefine development in Afghanistan by promoting a dynamic and capable civil society as a means to foster local ownership for development, dignity and a peaceful & sustainable future for all Afghans.
DHSA/TKG Focus Areas;
Promoting Education: Working towards both quantity and quality of education in Afghanistan
Using Public Media: Awareness about diverse social, cultural and political issues
Protecting Environment: Advocating sustainable development, control use of natural resources and neat & clean environment for living beings
Preserving Cultural Heritage: Preserving knowledge of heritage for awareness and cultural heritage for tourism
Humanitarian Services: Helping people in emergencies
Diversity: Human beings, regardless of their color, language, religion, sex, race and location, are connected with a common sense of being human
Cooperation: Well-coordinated cooperation between stakeholders is the essence for bringing change
Voluntarism: Voluntarism and self-help are the golden principle for any society who wants self-sustainability
Justice: Everyone should be treated equal by law and society
Transparency: We view transparency both an internal and external phenomena
Accountability: An NGO should not only be accountable to donor, but to the marginalized as well as for whom it is working
Increasing literacy rate through adult literacy, community based schooling and education for children
Increasing awareness level of people in the fields of civic, political, social, cultural issues, rights and duties
Obtaining sustainable development, preservation of natural resources and healthy environment through the environmental protection
Increasing tourism and cultural awareness through preserving cultural heritage
Raising awareness of the community on disaster in order to help affected people
To increase the number of non- profit schools by establishing them in different provinces
To develop partnerships with potential CSOs and donors to enhance our education program
To enhance the capacity of Killid group (Media group of 11-radio stations and affiliated radios)
To increase the magnitude and diversity of awareness topics for the people
To raise awareness programs for general public about environmental protection
To enhance our efforts along with other organizations for environmental protection through advocacy
To develop partnerships with other organizations and ministries to work for the environmental protection
To rehabilitate historical sites To preserve community traditions through series of initiatives e.g. folk games, dances, customs, way of life, stories, myths and handicrafts by realizing audio/video documentaries, writing books , organizing exhibitions and making linkages
To raise public awareness on disaster preparedness through proper utilization of available resources
To facilitate urgent relief in emergencies
DHSA is home to some of Afghanistan s most innovative and diverse development projects such as public media (The Killid Group), communication initiative, the first Kabul International Music Festival, Kabul Rock Radio, an accelerated learning & Building Support System for Teachers-BESST, a “Call for Transitional Justice,” rehabilitation of historic sites such as the 19th century pavilion at Bagh e Babur Gardens in Kabul, a “media is development conference”, second independent media & CSOs conference and various public communication campaigns to protect the environment, the most recent of which has lead to an end to the illegal drugging of Kabul River.
Early years (1992-1996)
DHSA came into existence as a response to the violent civil war following the Soviet invasion in 1992, founded largely by demobilized Afghan freedom fighters. Throughout these years, DHSA focused primarily on drawing strength from local knowledge and traditional relationships to fill gaps, caused by a weak national government and absence of public services. During this time, DHSA has focused on activities such as water sanitation and irrigation, education, food assistance to drought affected populations, and rural rehabilitation, matching local know-how with the financial and political support from international aid agencies and donors such as EC, USAID, WFP, WHO, the UN, Canada fund/Care International and Novib.
Taliban era (1996- 2001)
During Taliban rule, Afghan Intellectuals, artists and progressive thinkers flee their homeland to be refugee in neighboring Pakistan. DHSA continued its work in exile by adding cultural development to its list of core activities. DHSA established a cultural center, Irfan, and a cultural journal, Sapeda, in neighboring Peshawar, Pakistan for Afghan writers, filmmakers, artists and musicians in exile. DHSA served as hope home for the Intellectuals, artists forced to exile under the regime. One of Irfan s achievements was producing music records of notable Afghan classical and folklore musicians in exile. Siddiq Barmak, the center s film production director, went on to write and direct the Golden Globe winner for Best Foreign Language Film Osama in 2004.
Post Taliban era (2001-2013)
The political changes brought by the Bonn Agreement in 2001 allowed DHSA to add development of civil society in Afghanistan – through its media, education and various community development projects – to its portfolio, in addition to humanitarian assistance. This era could be labeled as the busiest era of DHSA s history. DHSA was able to implement some of Afghanistan s most innovative, complex, large and result oriented development programs under its five pillars.
DHSA/TKG has not only focusing on general community, but it also has several long-term partnerships which is the strategic approach and requirement of DHSA strategic priorities for the tremendous outputs of the planned goal and core values of the organization.
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|Expire on :2022-12-10| Location:Kandahar | Job Numbers:1|
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