Kegil village, located six kilometers above the main road in the undulating foothills of the Wama district in Nuristan province had no connection point with the district market or the main road in the past. There was only a narrow, dangerous pathway used by both animals e.g.
When we cross the Guldara district center in Kabul province and go further some 500 meters to the west, we come across a village, called Deh Naw located across a gully with steep sides. The lush green lawns and gardens indeed add on its beauty during summer in particular. Nearly 547 families live in this village. Most of the residents in this community earn their living from agriculture, while a number of them are also working for governmental and non-governmental organizations.
Miss Shukria 24 is the Deputy Head of Nakarabad Community Development Council (CDC) in Shabirghan, the center of Jawzjan province. After she participated in a Coronavirus Awareness Campaign conducted by the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP), she fully became aware of serious threats posed to human life by this deadliest virus as well as she learned how to fight against this pandemic disease that can spread throughout a large area unless prevention instructions are considered carefully.
In addition to developing communities and ensuring social welfare in villages and cities, the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP) ensures empathy and unity between people so as to encourage them to actively take part in the construction of their infrastructure projects being implemented through this community-driven development program across Afghanistan.
Consisted of 278 families, the Haji Shah Muhammad village is located in Karukh district of Herat province. Considering the river flowing close to this village, most of the lands around this community are arable. This is why the villagers largely depend on agricultural activities in order to meet their basic needs in their normal life.
One of the main responsibilities of the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) is to enhance the capacity of the Community Development Councils (CDCs) soon after they have been elected through a democratic election process. The CDC capacity building approach, without doubt, not only helps them find the way of solution to community-related difficulties, but also enable them how to put an end to unnecessary deeply ingrained traditional practices in the area.
"I Provided my Personal Land to the School Building for the Future of my Children"
In addition to ensuring development and social welfare, the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) is committed to strengthening rural communities’ economy and bringing positive changes in the villagers’ living standards by executing thousands of infrastructure projects at village level across Afghanistan.
Ghoran village is located among a series of high mountains in Shwak district some 40 KM to the southeast of Gardiz the center of Paktia province. Nearly, 1,000 families live in this remote village. Considering the climate and landscape of the region, the residents of this village do not rely on their agricultural lands which produce only meager crops which indeed cannot satisfy the needs of a landlord.