Sardar Walli Sarhadi is from Zabul province, southern Afghanistan. He has a BA degree in literature from Sheikh Zayed University, Khost province. He has served in key roles for UNESCO in the education sector and for the Afghan Peace Council in national peace efforts. He has been involved in numerous development projects in southern Afghanistan.
Sarhadi has played a key role in the development of Zabul Opportunity Center. He established the first Opportunity Center in southern Afghanistan. He has been a key factor behind many Opportunity Center initiatives and has helped with the development of the Opportunity Center brand in southern Afghanistan.