The Homeland Youths Social Institution (HYSI) is a non-profit, non-political, non-governmental, and independent organization that aims to Increase the ability and coordination among service providers to provide quality protective service for children at risk, at achieving youth comprehensive and sustainable development, through providing them with services, programs, and projects to improve the economic standing of the youth and to create new educational, rehabilitation, and vocational training opportunities, followed with mentoring and guidance services. Since its establishment HYSI’s activities have been around increasing child protection in emergencies, particularly in the northern and central regions due to having existing strong networks and capacity and other reasons of cultural, local, geographical familiarization, by providing basic needs of the most vulnerable children from various communities such as street working children, children on hunger, IDP’s children, children separated from family and their caregivers including widows who are headed households.
HYSI was formed by a group of development professionals who have been working in the diverse fields of reproductive rights, sexuality, and violence against children, women, media and human rights. The group’s experience coupled with discussions and consultations with experts, donors and others in the field established the need to form an organization focused on promoting the basic rights of children in addressing issues of education, health violence against children, gender and human rights.
To provide immediate and effective assistance that prevents loss of life and alleviates human suffering. To response to the extreme violence, fear and rights violations faced by people in Afghanistan every day and encapsulates efforts to address critical problems related to physical and mental wellbeing and coping mechanisms. To provide assistance to conflict-affected children under 5 and who are suffering from acute malnutrition, including infants, to safe, nutritious and sufficient food. To Increase equitable and inclusive access to relevant, safe, and quality learning opportunities for children, youth, and adults in Afghanistan, especially women and girls as well as gender equality and empowerment all women and girls. To facilitate development of societies through social work and reach out to lager community through extension at local, and national level. Homeland Youths Social Institution defines child protection as all efforts to prevent and respond to abuse, neglect, exploitation, and other forms of violence against children. especially the most vulnerable, at risk and mostly in Afghanistan context the war affected children. Homeland Youths Social Institution seeks to create a protective environment around children, such that they not only survive but thrive in their communities for better future.