During the month of February, 2021 AFCAC conducted a number of activities as IEC Material Campaigns, Social Media Mobilization, Provision of Consultation and Legal Aid to the Victims of Corruption, Advocacy Initiative for System Reform, Corruption Hunting Society Meeting of Kunar, University Anti-Corruption Student Group Meetings (Kabul, Nangarhar, Kunar and Laghman), Provincial Accountability and Transparency Gathering of Laghman (1st Round) and Provincial Accountability and Transparency Gatherings’ of Nangarhar, Kunar & Laghman (2nd Round).
AFCAC team conducted these activities in Kabul, Nangarhar, Laghman and Kunar provinces. The purpose of the activities conducted is to make common people understand what corruption is and how to stand and fight against corruption. In addition, AFCAC legal team provided free legal aid and consultation to the victims of corruption and conducted various advocacy meetings for system reform in order to address all those complaint cases the legal team received during Zero AFN Banknote Campaigns. AFCAC also conducted monthly coordination meetings with University Students Anti-Corruption groups and Corruption Hunting Society group of Kunar in order to review their monthly findings in terms of complaint cases, campaigns, advocacy meetings and make plans for the next month.
Besides, AFCAC successfully conducted the first round of Provincial Accountability and Transparency Gathering with the esteemed governor of Laghman and created a platform for both citizens and the governmental authorities to listen to one another and find solutions to the problems the citizens had in their living areas.
Similarly, AFCAC could effectively conducted the second round of Provincial Accountability and Transparency Gatherings in all the three provinces in which AFCAC proposed a mechanism through which AFCAC volunteer groups will have monthly coordination meetings with the governor houses of the three provinces in order to share the problems they have received during the campaigns the volunteer group have conducted.
The activities conducted by AFCAC in Kabul, Nangarhar, Laghman and Kunar provinces are highly appreciated by the common people and governmental employees. As an inclination, AFCAC’s Motto which states that “Neither I give bribe nor I take bribe” perfectly matches the scenario AFCAC is currently working in. For the reason that AFCAC’s activities are for the welfare of common people in addition to government employees. AFCAC has encouraged many people for fighting against corruption and has given them the courage of raising voices against corrupt officials.