LIFELINE Emergency Programme (LEP)


Afghanistan, Kabul and Kapisa. 2021-2022. Beneficiaries: over 22,000 people.

After the Taliban's seizure of power and the freezing of international aid, NOVE stepped in to help alleviate the suffering of the Afghan population with the Lifeline Emergency Programme, comprised of 3 components.

This is a rapid response to the extreme food needs of Afghans living in absolute poverty - especially women, children and disabled people. It has involved the:

  • distribution of food rations to 200 families (1,330 people) in Kabul, providing each with 153 kg of food for two months. 
  • cash grants for 2 months to 979 people in Kapisa (200 families with women household heads).

Freezing winter temperatures kill many people who cannot afford fuel or heaters. Between December 2021 and February 2022, NOVE donated enough stoves and wood to heat 1,820 people for the winter.

LEP also helped protect the health of the most vulnerable by supporting the mobile clinic of the Afghan Family Guidance Association (AFGA), one of Afghanistan's oldest non-governmental organisations. NOVE's support enabled AFGA, which offers medical and reproductive health services in 6 districts in Kabul, to assist 18,200 more people (1,300 people per month for 14 months).

PARTNERS:Afghan Family Guidance Association (AFGA), Hand in Hand Afghanistan (HiHAo).

DONORS: Only The Brave Foundation, 8X1000 Tavola Valdese, Trust nel Nome della Donna, Linda Norgrove Foundation.

Amount spent on the project

€ 63,462 for the year 2021
€ 132.295,99 ANNO 2022