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Peace News Kabul Winter Appeal

Please help an Afghan family survive this winter, by giving a donation to the Peace News Kabul Winter Appeal.

Please make your donation before Friday 21 December to enable us to send your contribution directly to the camp, with nothing deducted for administration, at the beginning of January.

300 families live on a derelict site in District 2 of Kabul. They have no access to electricity or clean water. Most of them returned to Afghanistan in early 2002 having fled the Taliban regime and the civil war that preceded it.

Left destitute by poverty, their tents are no match for the Afghan winter. They remain homeless and trapped by mass unemployment.

Last year’s Peace News Winter Appeal raised £1693, which was used to buy a large stock of firewood, flour, sugar and tea at a sharp discount. In 2010, a smaller ad hoc collection was turned into nearly a ton of food and fuel for the people of the camp.

Please give generously as generously as you can by donating online here or by sending a cheque (as soon as possible) made out to ‘Peace News’ (with ‘Kabul Winter Appeal’ written on the back) to: Kabul Winter Appeal, Peace News, 5 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DY

Please give what you can!
The Peace News team
The photos show food and firewood, bought by appeal funds, being delivered to the camp. Photos: Guy Smallman

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