Afghanistan Humanitarian Assistance Fund


Following the collapse of the Afghan government, many people are leaving their homes, lands, and livelihoods behind as they seek safety. The UN reports that tens of thousands of people are fleeing each week; many require emergency humanitarian assistance as they face a lack of basic needs including shelter, healthcare, hygiene, and protection services. Even before the Taliban take-over, 300K people were homeless and 18 million people, half of the country's population, were food insecure. Cisco has launched the Afghanistan Humanitarian Assistance Fund to support the efforts of the organizations listed below. Note that donations to this fund count toward your annual $25,000 matching limit. Note on Tax Deductibility: This fund includes U.S.- based organizations. U.S. employees who make a credit card donation will receive a receipt for tax deductibility for the portion of the donation contributed to these organizations. Employees outside the U.S. will not be able to receive a receipt for tax deductibility for credit card donations to organizations in this fund.

Your donation supports

Mercy Corps U.S.

Mercy Corps teams are working to get clean water and sanitation supplies to those who need it most. Since 1986, they have been helping to improve the quality of life for Afghans - from water and sanitation to agriculture and vocational training. Their current focus is on meeting the needs of the nearly 400,000 people who have been displaced since January 2021.

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

International Rescue Committee (IRC) has been working in Afghanistan since 1988, and is currently providing displaced families with tents, clean water, sanitation, and other necessities as well as supporting healthcare, providing emergency cash assistance and protection services.

International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps has provided health and related services and training in Afghanistan since their founding in 1984. In Kabul, they have launched a mobile medical team to provide basic healthcare services. In other areas of the country, they continue to operate their health facilities.


CARE first established its mission in Afghanistan in 1961 and has been focusing on women's & girl's empowerment, enhanced resilience, and humanitarian relief. Currently the are working to meet the needs of vulnerable and displaced Afghan families, including food, water, shelter, and protection.

Save the Children

Save the Children has been supporting communities across Afghanistan since 1976, and is committed to remaining in-country to continue delivering life-saving health, education, and protection services. In the US, they are assisting newly arriving Afghan refugees by providing safe play areas at temporary shelters for the children, and delivering basic supplies including hygiene kits, diapers, wipes and COVID-prevention materials.


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