“While I live and breathe I will work tirelessly to protect, heal and educate the women and children of Afghanistan.” – Mahboba Rawi, Founder of Mahboba’s Promise.

What We Are

Mahboba’s Promise is an Australian non-profit organisation dedicated to the women and children of Afghanistan. Founded in 1998, Mahboba’s Promise began its mission by helping to care for Afghan refugees who had been forced into a refugee camp in Pakistan by a devastating earthquake in Takhar, Afghanistan.

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(Photo by Government House) Mahboba with Gov Gen Quentin Bryce

Love marriage in Kabul

This acclaimed documentary focuses on the work of Mahboba Rawi, the strong-willed Afghan-Australian woman and the founder of Mahboba’s Promise, who has dedicated her life to helping orphans and widows in Afghanistan.

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Food Ladder Oasis for Afghan Women Project

$15,000 is what we need to set up a green house and hydroponic system to support the livelihoods of 30 widows.

This system will provide high-nutrient, high-yield produce that will be able to grow right through the year; a big plus for a region with daytime temperatures ranging from -5C to 40C.

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Food Ladder Oasis for Afghan Women

ShareGift Australia

Did you know that you can donate shares instead of cash?

We are very happy to announce that we are now working with ShareGift Australia. Recently we received a wonderful donation through them and would like to promote the service to all our donors.

ShareGift Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that provides shareholders with an easy way to sell their shares and donate the proceeds to charity.

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Karma currency foundation

Give a gift that makes a difference and stops unwanted presents ending up in landfill. Choose from the largest selection of charitable gifts in the world, including Mahboba’s Promise.

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Volunteering with Mahboba’s Promise

Volunteering with Mahboba’s Promise is a wonderful opportunity to work with an inspirational woman and make a difference to the lives of the people she helps.

We are always looking for a range of skills to help in the office including admin, marketing, fundraising and events management. Knowing that you are helping the vulnerable of Afghanistan can be a very rich and rewarding experience.

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Donate Now

Donations over $2 are tax deductible in Australia.

Featured Projects

Food Ladder Oasis for Afghan Women

$15,000 will provide enough money to set up a green house and hydroponic system to support the livelihoods of 30 widows. Food Ladder Oasis for Afghan Women

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Contact us

Phone: (02) 9887 1665


Email: office@mahbobaspromise.org


Office Address: Suite 4, 1 Avon Road, North Ryde, NSW 2113


Postal Address: PO Box 6234, North Ryde, NSW 2113, Australia