Khwaja Mohammad Karim Rahimi
is a 27-year-old man from Afghanistan. He has got a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) Degree in English Language and Literature from Balkh University (https://ba.edu.af/
) of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. He has worked as an Administrative and Human Resources Assistant at Qishlaq Compound (http://qishlaq.com/
) for 2 years and two months, as an Administrative and Human Resources Assistant at Women for Afghan Women (WAW) Organization (https://womenforafghanwomen.org/
) for 1 year and five months, as a Development Associate at WAW for 1 year and 6 months, and as a Project Manager at WAW since January 2020 to now.
In addition, he has successfully received a certificate of appreciation from the Minister of Women’s Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and obtained a certificate of appreciation from the Deputy Executive Director of WAW based in New York as well as participated in many different capacity building workshops in Turkey and Afghanistan.
Here are some of his important achievements:
1. He received a three years’ fund in the amount of almost one million USD grant from the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Women) in 2019 through writing a concept note & full-fledged proposal for the WAW Organization.
2. He and his Project Mobile Teams (PMTs) have been working hard since the inception of COVID-19 Pandemic with a project goal of “Women and girls, refugees, and IDPs in the provinces of Balkh, Faryab, and Kunduz of Afghanistan who are at risk of or are survivors of GBV have increased access to basic humanitarian services (including access to justice, medical services, mediation, psycho-social counseling, and economic empowerment) to successfully reintegrate into their communities.” The main purpose for continuation of the project services in such crisis situation was the critical requirements of the project beneficiaries during the lockdowns!
Therefore, he is very much interested in joining the Humanitarian Leadership Conference to share his experience of project implementation in such a crisis situation and talk more on decolonizing aid and the COVID crisis with you.