The situation in Afghanistan and the desperation of the people have left many feeling helpless. There are many amazing organizations out there that are working to make the best out of a terrible situation. Here are a few of them.
Woman for Women International is an organization that ” invest where inequality is the greatest by helping women who are forgotten— the women survivors of war and conflict.” They have an emergency program for Afghanistan.
The International Rescue Committee “responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future.” They are taking donations for an emergency Afghanistan program.
If you want to help out locally United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania is having a fundraiser to “welcome Afghan SIV refugees to their new lives in Pittsburgh”. You donation “will be allocated directly to help ensure their needs are met with safe housing, food and clothing.”