Uniforms

Uniforms

On a regular basis, our founder, Afghan, Dr Nouria Salehi travels to Afghanistan visiting schools in the provinces with practical support for children, particularly young girls. This can be school uniforms, often made by women who have been through our village...

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My Mother and the Prince: Jana Shindler Fristacky in Kabul 1946-1952  by Jackie M Fristacky 

My Mother and the Prince: Jana Shindler Fristacky in Kabul 1946-1952  by Jackie M Fristacky 

This book by AADO’s President is a true account of her mother’s remarkable life escaping the aftermath of WWII in Europe. At this time, Afghanistan’s rulers, King Zahir Shah and his able ministers sought to develop and modernise their nation. This brough...

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Afghan New Year 2022 – Nowroz 1401

Afghan New Year 2022 – Nowroz 1401

Join us as we celebrate Afghan New Year 2022 – Nowroz 1401, on 27th March, 2.30-5.00 pm at the Afghan Gallery, Fitzroy. You will have the opportunity to hear Dr Adeebulla Nawim, former Senior Advisor to the Afghan Minister for Education, and enjoy tradit...

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Afghanistan aid

Afghanistan aid

As the crisis in Afghanistan intensifies, support is desperately needed for thousands of displaced Afghan women and families living in the open with few belongings. AADO, last week, funded initial urgent basic relief for displaced children in camps – wat...

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A book worth having!

A book worth having!

A Future Worth Having – Nouria Salehi and AADO in Afghanistan by Sally Morrison was launched recently by former MP and Speaker in the House of Reps, Anna Burke. Sally and Anna are great supporters and friends of AADO. The book is a compilation by Sally M...

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Helping Afghan women in pandemic

Helping Afghan women in pandemic

Yesterday Afghanistan reported 741 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total to 16,500. The country is in lock-down and we are very concerned about women in the villages where AADO has worked. They urgently need food supplies and hygiene packs. We hope our vo...

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