The Work of NAZO in Afghanistan

We, NAZO Germany e.V., together with our sister organization in Afghanistan, have been advocating the training of women and girls since 2002. Our work is based on the following principle:


"If we support and strengthen women and girls, a peaceful civil society will be formed in Afghanistan.”  

Frau Gudrun Wüst vom Quilters Point ruft Frauen in Lohmar auf,


Die ersten 25 Schülerinnen wurden zu Teppichweberinnen ausgebildet.


"Da der Bestitzer des Hauses in Kamari den Vertrag mit uns nicht verlängern wollte,



Why are the faces of the women marked with an asterisk*?

* People are being kidnapped, robbed and raped, or even killed, on a daily basis. The fundamentalist forces have gained influence – and can intimidate, threaten or harm women just as they did back in Taliban times. Globalization makes it possible to view websites in Afghanistan and all around the world. To prevent an identification of the women, we decided to edit the images so that the women can no longer be identified. Thus, we placed an asterisk on their face.

About the construction of the NAZO center – a letter from Afghanistan

 See video clips here.

About the construction of the NAZO center – Video 1

About the construction of the NAZO center – Video 2