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National Solidarity Program (NSP), a community-led reconstruction and rural infrastructure initiative.

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The National Solidarity Program (NSP) is a community-led reconstruction and rural infrastructure initiative. The program has made significant achievements in empowering communities, improving community relations, and increasing public faith in the system of government.




Despite a challenging environment, the program is making significant progress in building community institutions in rural Afghanistan. Some 18,303 communities have successfully elected Community Development Councils (CDCs). Over 31,396 community projects have been partially or fully financed, of which more than 15,111 projects have been completed.

Building a secure prosperous Afghanistan is a challenge of great complexity and depth. Overcoming issues such as illegal narcotics trade, security instability, lack of political normality, and the complexity of donor coordination present a daunting task.