January 26, 2016

The provincial capital of Herat gets a training clinic for dental medicine. Dental service for schools planned.

After a lengthy preparation phase, the aid organization “Shelter Now International” was able to open a new dental clinic on 6th January 2016 in the Afghan cit...

October 14, 2014

After years of struggling with destructive winds in western Afghanistan, building work has now begun on a wall to serve as a wind break for the women’s garden.

The village of Saodat is situated on a desert-like plane. The Afghan government has relocated various people t...

December 2, 2011

Fruit and vegetable farmers in Afghanistan don’t usually earn very much from selling their produce. Whenever a fruit or vegetable is in season, there’s a glut on the market and the prices are low. But the wives of the farmers who have got together in our cooperative in...

February 1, 2011

Up to 70 patients a day – training for dentists – dental laboratory to be expanded The dental clinic run by Shelter Now in the Afghan city of Herat is to be expanded: Shelter Now will shortly be sending a fifth dentist's chair to Afghanistan along with further equipmen...

February 22, 2010

Saffron, the world's most valuable spice, allows farmers in Afghanistan to build up a new livelihood.

In the Autumn of 2008, Shelter Now began a project that involved cultivating saffron. Farmers from the province of Herat were given saffron bulbs, fertilizer and instru...

April 1, 2009

On March 23rd 2009, three men, who often do voluntary work for Shelter Now, began an unusual journey. Two dentists from Germany had donated two second-hand dental chairs for our dentistry project in Herat, Afghanistan. The German Armed Forces agreed to transport...

On M...

February 1, 2009

Trees of Hope This is the name we have given to our fruit plantation training project, which our Herat team is starting up. The harshest winter (2008) in living memory particularly affected this region of Afghanistan, costing many lives...

Livestock also froze to death...

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