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  • Year 2023
    Annual General Meeting
    Annual General meeting of our community’s members at Shiraz Restaurant in Halifax, NS. We had a great and successful year, from March 2022-July 2023, we did operate during this year many activities and programs, especially our cultural events, languages course, sponsoring refugees, helping newcomers and extra. Thank you for participating 🙏🌹
  • Year 2022
    Board Members Meeting
  • Year 2021
    https://www.msvu.ca/2021-un-human-rights-day-focuses-on-equality/
    https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/i-want-to-cry-maritime-afghan-community-veterans-react-to-situation-in-afghanistan-1.5562816
  • December 2021
    Afghan Newcomers
    265 Afghan Newcomers came to Halifax.
  • August 2021
    Taliban/Afghanistan
    The Afghan Society of Halifax is concerned about the Taliban’s advances in several provinces and districts of Afghanistan. We request the international community and Canada to not be silent about the ongoing Taliban terrorists attacks who are against humanity, women’s rights and basic human rights. All of the countries must unite to end the Taliban proxy war and their barbaric system from Afghanistan.
  • March 2021
    Join the 2021 Census team!
  • December, 2020
    Meeting with Labi Kousoulis Liberal Party Candidate 2021
    Gulmakai M. Sarvar president of the Afghan Community in Halifax, had a great meeting with Mr. Labi Kousoulis Candidate for Leader of Nova Scotia Liberal Party for next year 2021, so we talked about Community’s support, Women’s support, Volunteering sport, Educational support and New Comers. So If anyone would like to vote for him going to his contact 902-406-5200. labi@votelabi.ca or contact us afghansocietofhalifa.ns@gmail.com
  • October 10, 2019
    NS Communities, Culture and Heritage Oct 10, 2019
  • September 21, 2019
    Cultural Festival St. Paul's Church, Halifax
  • Ceremony 2019
    Awards Ceremony, Halifax NS
  • November 7, 2018
    Meeting with Voice of Women Organziation (VWO) in Kabul, Afghnistan about education for young girls and boys and the contiuation of thier education to higher levels has been discussed.
  • April 24, 2018
    Attended “ To Commemorate the centenary of many Women attaining The Right To Vote in Nova Scoria” organized by the office of Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, at Government House | Halifax, NS. Presented by Dr. Heidi MacDonlad.
  • April 25, 2017
    Meeting in Toronto with : Afghan Women's Organization President Mrs. Adeena Niazi and Mr. Abdullah Hamid President of Afghan Canadian Islamic Community
  • March 26, 2017

    Nowruz Celebration | Iranian cultural society of Nova Scotia

  • January 29, 2017

    Chinese Association Board Members, New Year Celebration

  • December 11, 2016

    Andy’s Holidays Gathering

  • November 25, 2016

    HRM Volunteer Conference

  • November 25, 2016

    Night of the inspiration

    The Night of Inspiration, where the Middle Eastern people comes together every year for a great occasion. There are hundreds of guests attend an annual Gala event in every year including politicians, university representatives as well as public. Guests feel they get a true introduction to the Nova Scotia Culture of Hospitality and with that win-win we hope to make it an annual event.

  • April 2015

    HRM Volunteer Award Conference (April 8, 2015)

  • March 2015

    Lot for grave, at Sackville Cemetery!

    Anyone can buy a lot for a grave at Sackville Cemetery, For more information and/or registration, please email us at:

  • 2008

    Helping Afghan Orphan Children

    In 2008 the Afghan Orphan Children Society was established and registered by Gulmakai Sarver. Her mission since then is helping the orphan children in Afghanistan.

    In September 2012, Gulmakai went to Afghanistan to give a helping hand to one of the Orphanage Houses in Parwan Province in Afghanistan. She went their and to meet with the children and to assess their necessity needs.
    Gulmakai was overwhelmed ad felt so sorry that she can not support all their needs and they were many!

    Prawn's orphanage house has 130 children living there. Gulmakai had on her some money that she and her family put a side on a monthly bases as a donation for these children and some money collected form her friends as well, her contribution was 95% and her friends were 5%, with this amount she managed to buy for these 130 children:

    • 130 Blankets
    Two Washers
    Two Vacuums
    150 Notebooks
    150 Pens, Pencils and Sharpeners
    100 Jackets
    100 Bins
    15 of Soccer Balls
    Two Kirkets to play with
    5 Brooms

    Your contribution is highly appreciate, if you would like to help please donate to us.

    Thank you!

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