Frishta Matin reflects on her family’s new life in Scotland, her work for the Linda Norgrove Foundation, and the current situation in her home country Afghanistan.
John and Lorna Norgrove write about the development of the Foundation and its work, shedding light on the stories behind the headlines.
We also hear from women who work for the Foundation in Afghanistan or who have benefitted from the Foundation's work. These blogs direct from Afghanistan give real insight into the people you are helping to support.
John and Lorna Norgrove reflect on a year’s work by the Foundation, from campaigning to bring female Afghan students to the UK to providing emergency aid to families headed by women in Afghanistan.
Following 12 years’ experience, we find that building a relationship with an organisation in Afghanistan, and especially the people running it, is the most effective way of getting funds to those in need.
While Frishta and Farzana were stuck outside Kabul airport, John and Lorna Norgrove were trying every avenue they could think of to evacuate our staff from Afghanistan. Here, John tells the story behind the headlines.