Camp 4 Afghanistan

Afghanistan is bleeding and the Children and families have been left without food or shelter

Target $50,000


Do What You Can to help one community at a time with the resources we have on the ground in Afghanistan

Your sisters, brothers and children in Afghanistan need your help. The recent, devastating escalation of violence in Afghanistan has forced families to flee their homes in desperate search of safety.

Do What You Can to help Afghan civilians by donating and participating in the Camp 4 Afghanistan Lockdown Fundraiser.

Follow @camp4afghanistan on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date.

Camp 4 Afghanistan first went ahead on Saturday 28th August. It was a huge success, in just one week over $33,000 was raised, 2000+ social media followers reached and 650 officially registered participants!

This campaign has continued to grow, with many other schools and individuals planning their own compounds. Burwood Girls High School participated in Camp 4 Afghanistan #2 on Friday 10th September and raised another $10,000!

Do What You Can would like to acknowledge the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Monash University Global Studies Faculty, Australian South Asian Centre and Australian Greens for campaign advisory.

Mahboba’s Promise is on the ground in Afghanistan
We are not leaving.

Mahboba’s Promise has been helping the most vulnerable in Afghanistan for over 25 years. We need to stay and fight for the children, widows and families that depend on us.

Our staff and volunteers are all local in Afghanistan. This is our home and these are our people. We are preparing for the worst. But continue to fight for a brighter tomorrow.

Reuters interview with Mahboba Rawi on 08/09/2021

The UN estimates 1.25m people have been displaced and numbers increase daily.

We are focusing our efforts on the needs of the 900+  families that have set up camp outside Kabul and the Panjshir Valley community who have no access to food and basic needs. The number of displaced orphans, widows and families grows daily.

Mahboba’s Promise Response

Food distribution to displaced families. Video by MPA team on 19/8/2021

We have activated our response in Panshjir valley after the devastating news of the attack on September 5th. We are supplying food and basic needs to a community of over 1,000 people that we look after in this region. This number continues to grow.

We are currently supporting 900+ displaced families who have set up in the camp outside Kabul close to our orphanage. We are on the ground, providing emergency shelter, food and water parcels, medical and hygiene essentials, water tanks, clothing and other emergency items.

We are actively relocating families, widows and children to safer regions and providing safe passage for some to return to extended family in their hometowns.

Our Hope Houses continue to provide refuge and safety to ensure our orphans are protected and out of harm’s way.

There are many still in imminent danger and in need of our immediate assistance. The situation is volatile and changes daily. Our response is dynamic as we react to people’s needs as every day unfolds.

We urgently need your help to scale up our supplies, resources, manpower, security and transport as the situation worsens.

Your donations to our Emergency Relief Fund will make an immediate impact

Our target is $2 million

Food distribution to displaced families. Photos by MPA team on 19/8/2021

By donating today you will:

  • continue our mission to provide shelter, food, water, medical and hygiene products and basic needs to vulnerable women, children families and orphans
  • help us set up more tents at the camp as needed
  • allow Mahboba’s Promise to supply large communal water tanks on the camp to give children and families access to clean drinking water
  • enable us to source and distribute sandals and changes of clothes
  • help us securely relocate families from the camp in Kabul to return to extended family in their hometowns
  • allow us to increase our on the ground task force to locate those most in need of our help

Girls and women are the most vulnerable and at risk of imminent danger. Their safety and health remains our biggest concern.

Please help us protect those in need during this humanitarian emergency


Donations to date have allowed us to respond quickly and have made a difference to so many already. Your generosity and kindness has allowed us to provide:

tents for displaced families forced to flee their homes

food and water parcels delivered daily

large water tanks with fresh drinking water delivered by crane to our campsite

medical and hygiene supplies as needed

changes of clothing and the supply of sandals

relocation support for a number of families

Emergency Relief Fund: Afghanistan Needs You

Together we can do this and make a real change to so many innocent lives

$43,669 of $50,000 raised
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Mahboba’s Promise
PO Box 6234
North Ryde NSW 2113