The Afghan Opportunity Centers were founded in 2017 by Shaukat Zamani, a New Zealand-based Afghan entrepreneur and philanthropist.
The Afghan Opportunity Centers model provides free modern education and vocational training to more than 10,000 male and female students of underprivileged backgrounds in remote, rural Afghan provinces.
The Opportunity Center model is inspired by the vision of its founder that Afghanistan is the common home of all Afghans and only Afghans themselves can create a stable, independent, progressive and prosperous Afghanistan.
Our vision is to bring positive change to Afghanistan with both ideas and action. We believe only Afghans themselves can build a stable, independent, progressive and prosperous Afghanistan.
Each Opportunity Center is designed to train some 2,500 students based on the following structure: