Our Programs

ACKU serves as an information hub that collects and preserves documents about Afghanistan in digital and print format. At the same time, we focus on promoting literacy and facilitating academic research.


ACKU holds the region’s most extensive collection of primary resources on Afghanistan and makes them

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ABLE is a literacy campaign with the objective to promote reading and improve literacy skills

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The Research Department at ACKU aims to provide academic research skills by providing courses and

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Online Resources

ACKU Rare Newspaper Collection

18 Sep 2018

ACKU has the largest collection of newspapers with over 300 titles and

Afghan Poetry_Seventeenth Century

15 Sep 2018

The poems of Khush-Hal-Khan, Khatak : with translations and grammatical introduction edited

One Book One Child

OneBookOneChild is a literacy campaign that produces original storybooks and distributes them to children across Afghanistan in order to improve their reading skills. Humanity’s big leaps have always resulted from small individual efforts. The sum of those small deeds towards a single goal has changed our world piece by piece. Today we must continue to build those pieces and to leave our children with a better world. In our country there is an enormous need for literacy. A fundamental need to open people’s minds to ideas.

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