Since 1990, HAFO provides services as NGO in emergency, humanitarian and development sectors. After announcement of New NGO’s Law by Afghan Government which refrain NGOs from construction projects; the Board of Directors of HAFO decided to establish a Construction Company. The company was established with the name of HAFO Construction and Production (Pvt) Ltd (HAFO-CC).
The company was registered with Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) on October 12, 2006. It is a duly registered enterprise in accordance with and subject to the Law on Private Investment in Afghanistan.
The technical staff of the company has gained rich experience of construction and rehabilitation activities especially restoration of historical monuments. The company has in its pay roll qualified technical staff. It has all the necessary equipments, modern technologies and required capability to implement huge projects very efficiently and in a sound manner.
The expertise and commitment of the management and technical staff of the company ensure to play positive role in the recent reconstruction drive of the country. The head office of the company is in Kabul-Afghanistan while the outreach has been extended to other parts of the country.
In the recent years HAFO-CC has achieved marked successes through implementing numerous projects of restoration and conservation of monuments in various parts of Afghanistan.
The restoration of the mausoleum dedicated to Shazada Hussain represented a pioneering conservation effort in a remote and unstable area in Afghanistan. The work on the late twelfth-century funerary monument included the stabilization of eight brick vaults and removal of later additions that obscured the historic character of the building. The process used traditional construction techniques as well as new materials where compatible with the historic fabric. The project included a training component to help perpetuate traditional skills and knowledge, with skilled artisans and laborers from the community working under the guidance of conservation specialists. The restored mausoleum now serves as a renewed focus of devotion.