Women for Afghan Women has provided essential services to women, children and families since our founding in 2001.
WAW provides protection and educational services to boys and girls in Afghanistan.
WAW’s bustling New York Community Center in Queens transform lives for immigrant and Muslim women and families.
WAW works with a deep understanding of the culture, traditions, and values of the communities in which we work.
WAW provides life changing, community based programs to thousands of women, children and families throughout Afghanistan. Our services include family counseling, education, and vocational training. WAW’s New York Community Center (NYCC) in Fresh Meadows, Queens, New York is a lifeline for local Afghan-Americans and Muslim-Americans, as well as other local immigrant and refugee communities. WAW’s NYCC provides its clients with critical case management, empowerment classes (such as ESL, Driver’s Education, Citizenship classes), dynamic youth leadership programs, and legal support. The NYCC is also active in mobilizing the community, organizing events, networking with partners, and coalition-building. The Center has cultural and language competencies in English, Farsi/Dari, Pashto, Urdu, Hindi, and Spanish.
Your generosity over the years helps WAW keep #AfghanWomenStrong every day!
Please consider supporting WAW today.