Bureau for Rights Based Development (BRD) helps tackle poverty and develop sustainable livelihoods in Afghanistan’s most vulnerable communities.

The Bureau for Rights Based Development (BRD) was established in 2002. We are a non-profit, non-governmental organization registered in both Afghanistan and Sweden. The rights-based approach to poverty eradication and economic development is the heart of BRD’s work since its inception. BRD aims to encourage (we want to inspire) and support people to switch from a passive role to an active role of right holders, taking responsibility for their own development.

The organization has implemented dozens of programs on Afghanistan ground. In Sweden, BRD has engaged in policy advocacy for the needs of the Afghan population of humanitarian assistance and the rights of refugees on UE level. All the projects are focused on BRD’s strategic goals which are:

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An Afghanistan where everyone lives in peace with dignity and prosperity. The citizens have an active role in determining the values and governance of the country.

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To create an environment in which men and women are able to improve their standards of living through equitable and sustainable use of resources.

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Commitment: We are committed to delivering quality services to our target groups based on needs, to continuous improvement and innovation, and to effective collaboration with our stakeholders and society at large for positive and sustainable change.

Integrity: We conduct ourselves at all times in a manner that is ethical, legal, and professional, with the highest degree of honesty, respect and fairness.

Accountability: We promote openness and transparency in our operations, ensuring that we are accountable for our actions at all times.

Respect: We treat all segments of society without prejudice regardless of gender, caste, religion, language, or ethnic considerations.

Impartiality: We are impartial in our actions. The delivery of our services is based on the needs of our target groups, without consideration of nationality, race, religion, or political point.

Professionalism: We show pride in our daily work and persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges

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We are very grateful for our donors' trust and support. We are working hard to make sure all donations have been used efficiently and be transparent with our financial reports. To access our reports or any information, please send an email to info@brd.org.af

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Partnership is at the heart of everything BRD does. We are grateful for our parternes around the world and in Afghanistan. We are determined to continue mobilizing the international communities, specially Sweden and EU, to support us to fulfil our mission.

We are committed to supporting the movement to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by the year 2030. Each project focuses on at least one SDG goal.


We are currently unable to accept donations by credit card. We are working to make this option available as soon as possible.

To donate, please contact us at info@brd.org.af.

Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time!

BRD Team