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Organization Detail
Name of the Organization

Afghans Coordination Against Corruption – AFCAC

د فساد په وړاندې د افغانانو همغږۍ بنسټ

Address Darul-Aman Road, Guzargah Street, District 3, House No. 117, kabul, Afghanistan
Contact Person

Sadaqat Ali Zia

Executive Director

Phone: +93(0) 70 000 5048

Legal Status of the Organization

Registration Authority: Ministry of Economy

Registration No: 3060

Date: 01/10/2013

Organization Background

In view of the wide-spread corruption and lack of transparency and accountability in the government, and private sector a number of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) decided to establish a coalition against corruption at a large meeting held on 25 February 2012 in Kabul. Following this meeting, the coalition was formally launched on 29 March 2012 in Kabul. In the launching ceremony, a number of CSO representatives, parliamentarians and government officials were present.The CSOs can play a vital role in fighting corruption at the government as well community levels,   foster good governance, and ensure the inclusion of groups from marginalized or underrepresented communities including  poor families, the rural population, women and the youth so that their voices are heard.

Afghans Coordination Against Corruption – AFCAC is a national Nongovernmental Organization of Afghanistan. At ground level AFCAC enjoys the support and respect of local population of the provinces where it intervenes and has always worked for the rights and benefits of the local community and especially for the youth, Women, and community at large and other vulnerable segments.

Since its formation AFCAC has received funding from organization such as Management System International (MSI), Counterpart International (CPI), USAID, Democracy International, Afghan civil society and others to the tune of USD 400,000 and more in the last three years or so. AFCAC focus and experience area is diversified. AFCAC is in a well position to utilize its existing recourses for the proposed project. We have internal financial management controls and capacity to monitor and oversee a project of this magnitude and our project execution teams are well equipped and orientated with the geographical area of intervention. Our presence in the area of intervention is also intensive.

The organization, AFCAC is well-established and resourced in the area of improving of governance and working for the elimination of corruption from the Afghan society. AFCAC strives for the rule of law and elimination of corruption that AFCAC believes leads to other such societal problems such as terrorism, law and order situation and extremism. The AFCAC is a non-profit organization with no political allegiance.   The organization has strong portfolio of existing and past projects for RULE OF LAW to fight against Corruption through research, advocacy and policy initiatives. With its existing portfolio of working with the government department on the issues such as rule of law, human rights Corruption and governance and a network of organizations striving and trained under the umbrella the organization is well suited and equipped to carry out the activities as outlined in this project.

AFCAC aims to foster positive change and contribute to a more comprehensive, coherent and inclusive fight against corruption in Afghanistan. AFCAC promotes national dialogue, mobilize civil society for anti-corruption campaigns, and promote partnership building among anticorruption stakeholders in order to influence national level policies aimed at creating a new Afghanistan that has the needs and priorities of the population at heart.

AFCAC Volunteer Registered Members: AFCAC has 67 registered volunteer members, including individuals, youth, students, CSOs, and other influential figures, committed to combating corruption.

Registration: AFCAC is registered with Ministry of Economy in as an independent legal entity.

Certification: AFCAC is certified by AICS – Afghanistan Institute for Civil Society in the following areas:

  • Project Management
  • Program Delivery
  • Financial Management
  • Internal Governance and Strategic Planning
  • External Relations
  • Communication and Outreach &
  • Human Resources


The overall strategic goal of “AFCAC” is to fight corruption in Afghanistan through non-discrimination & non-confidential manner by strengthening the role of Civil Society Organizations taking into consideration the Afghan Justice Standards and procedures.


“AFCAC envisions a transparent, accountable, democratic and prosperous Afghanistan based on social justice and the rule of law.”


“A strong, committed and coordinated coalition of all non-state actors advocating democratic governance, accountability and transparency in all spheres of governmental and non-governmental activity”


AFCAC has been registered in the Ministry of Economy under the registration number -3060.

Principles: AFCAC is respecting the Afghanistan constitution, all governmental endorsed laws andregulations and comply with rules assigned for Nongovernmental organizations.

Our Core Value: As an essential part of mandate, Our Core Values are as follows:

  • Social Justice;
  • Commitment;
  • Accountability;
  • Transparency;
  • Respect to all segment of society without prejudice to cast, religion, language and race.


During the course of the strategic plan (2020 – 2024), AFCAC’s shall make all possible efforts to achieve following Strategic Objectives, through undertaking specific and relevant activities.

Strategic Objective 1

Enhancing the level of awareness of the general public through conducting awareness campaigns in Afghanistan.

Illustrative Activities Expected Result/Outcome
  • Conducting a number of awareness sessions in different locations. Representatives from CSO’s, Notable Citizens, Government Agencies and local Communities will participate in these sessions;
  • Conducting awareness campaign through Media;
  • Conducting awareness campaign and mobilizing people through sports events;
  • Conducting awareness campaign through events like Conferences, Seminars and Round Table Discussions;
  • Mobilization of Ulamas (religious figures), Provincial and District Councils and Educational Institutions.
Awareness level of the general public has enhanced and the public understand the negative consequences of the corruption and the ways of how to prevent it.


Strategic Objective 2

Developing/suggesting policy framework that shall be used as a tool by all the concerned entities (stakeholders) who are sharing common goal.

Illustrative Activities Expected Result/Outcome
  • Identification of and getting on the board the stakeholders engaged in the similar field (anti-corruption related issues);
  • Exchange of information with different stakeholders on common issues;
  • Together with stakeholders, developing/suggesting a unified policy framework to fight corruption in the country.
A unified Strategy Framework is in place and used by all the stakeholders as a “tool” to fight corruption.


Strategic Objective 3

Extending support to the victims of corruption on different levels through advocacy campaigns, and provision of legal assistance

Illustrative Activities Expected Result/Outcome
  • Establishment of advocacy/legal assistance centers. The center shall serve to provide legal & advocacy support to the victims of corruption;
  • Developing and using a “Website” for widely dissemination of information with regard to corruption cases;
  • Signing MoUs with MoE and MoHE for installation a complaint box in educational institutions such as schools and universities.
  • Using Hotline
Advocacy/legal assistance center has established and required support is provided to the victims of corruption. Public have access to information published via website.


Strategic Objective 4

Enhancing the level of and ensuring progressive accountability, integrity and transparency within the public and private sectors through implementing “Watchdog” activities. 

Illustrative Activities Expected Result/Outcome
  • Establishing professional relationship with the governmental agencies like the High Office of Oversight on Anti-Corruption, Law-Enforcement Agencies. Political Institutions and CSOs and Private Sector who are sharing common goal;
  • Creation of sort of monitoring mechanism to monitor the progress made and provide feedback to the database and advocacy centers for further actions.
Professional relationship has established and proper monitoring mechanism is in place.


Strategic Objective 5

Facilitating access of interested individuals and groups to information (facts & figures) regarding corruption cases through the AFCAC data collection and reporting center.

Illustrative Activities Expected Result/Outcome
  • Development of AFCAC Database & Research/Resource Center for information collection, analyzing and dissemination purposes. The center shall serve to providing required information to public on issues related to corruption cases;
  • Feeding information on anti-corruption activities into AFCAC Website/Magazine and other promotion materials.
Public have easy access to information disseminated via centers and/or Websites or other Source of information like Magazine etc.


Strategic Objective 6

Promoting principles of integrity, transparency, accountability, and the rule of law in public & private sectors

Illustrative Activities Expected Result/Outcome
  • Designing and conducting awareness programs on issues like integrity, transparency, accountability and rule of law in public & private sector in views of the Government Anti-Corruption Strategy.
  • Development of advocacy mechanism in public and private sectors according to the Government Laws.
  • Conducting Provincial Accountability and Transparency Gatherings with governors.
  • Conducting monthly transparency meetings with senior officials of local governments.
Sense of integrity, transparency & accountability and rule of law has promoted among the public and private sectors. This will help promote anti-corruption measures.


Strategic Objective 7

Promoting cooperation among concerned parties involved in anti-corruption activities

Illustrative Activities Expected Result/Outcome
  • Creating cooperation and coordination mechanism with concerned parties involved in Anti-corruption.
  • Sharing information on Anti-corruption with concerned parties.
  • Strengthening the AFCAC role trough increased membership.
A well functional cooperation and coordination mechanism is in place and concerned parties are actively involved in anti-corruption activities.


  • Advisory Board;
  • Executive Director;
  • Management Team;


AFCAC since its inception implemented various important projects in partnership of international organizations working for the anti-corruption, rule of law, good governance and democracy in Afghanistan. Some of these projects are as follow:

Enhancing Transparency & Accountability and Combating Corruption through Citizens Participation, Mobilization and Advocacy” was the recent project implemented by AFCAC, which was funded by Management System International (MSI) and USAID. The core activities of this prestigious project contains advocacy, public awareness through social media and mass media, and capacity building trainings for University Students Anti-Corruption Groups and Corruption Hunting Societies. They are the volunteer members of AFCAC fighting against corruption.

Enhancing transparency/accountability & Mitigating Corruption through Public Mobilization, Awareness and Advocacy Initiatives was also implemented by AFCAC in funding partnership of Counterpart International (CPI). The main activities of this project were, but not limited to research, advocacy, public awareness through social media and mass media.

Community Court Observation was further implemented by AFCAC that was financially supported by Checchi and Company Consulting, INC. The core activities of this project were advocacy, public awareness and capacity building.

Monitoring & Advocacy Initiatives for Enhancing Transparency in MCIT; A Joint Effort by Civil Society, Parliamentarians and Youths as an important transparency project was implemented by AFCAC duly funded by Counterpart International (CPI). The main activities were research, advocacy, public awareness through social media and mass media.

Enhancing Transparency and Service Delivery in Ministry of Education through Advocacy, Community Mobilization and Public Oversight was a project successfully implemented by AFCAC, which was funded by Democracy International (DI). The principle activities of capacity building trainings, advocacy, public awareness, provision of free consultation and monitoring.

Monitoring and Advocacy Initiatives for NUG Commitments project was also funded by Democracy International (DI), and implemented by AFCAC focusing on advocacy and monitoring in effective fighting against corruption.

Reduced Vulnerability of Corruption in MoE and Joint Efforts of Government, CSO and Youth was also implemented by AFCAC, which was financially supported by Counterpart International (CPI) with special focus on fighting against corruption by means of research, awareness and provision of free consultation.

Set up of Citizen Legal Advocate Office (CLAO) project was implemented by AFCAC with the financial support of Management System International (MSI) focusing on provision of free consultation and legal aids as well as training workshops on corruption.

Establishment of AFCAC Secretariat & Anti-Corruption Resource Center, and Social Mobilization of Influential Figures to Combat Corruption was a step forward to effectively fight against corruption by anti-corruption trainings and social media mobilization in addition to establishing a resource center. The grant was made possible by Management System International (MSI).

Celebration of International Anti-Corruption Day was another small project being implemented by AFCAC with the financial support of Management System International (MSI). The goal of this project was to celebrate the international anti-corruption day by awarding the best speakers who made impressive speeches of anti-corruption.