Posts Tagged 'Caroline Richards'

NATO Charity Bazaar cheque presentation

NATO Charity Bazaar provides grant for another classroom at AAF school in Helmand

Posted on February 20th, 2014 · Posted in News

The NATO Charity Bazaar has granted nearly £7,000 for the AAF school in Helmand. “This year I am delighted that we are able to share the proceeds from the Bazaar among 23 different charities,” said Mrs. Anne-Mette Rasmussen, who handed over a €4,000 cheque from her last Christmas Charity Ball to help the Bazaar committee’s fundraising efforts. Mrs. Rasmussen started the annual Charity Balls in 2009,which have generated funds for… Read more

Afghanistan Revealed hardback edition with foreword from HRH Prince of Wales

HRH The Prince of Wales provides foreword for new hardback edition of Afghanistan Revealed

Posted on December 2nd, 2013 · Posted in News

Afghanistan conjures up many images in our minds; images of war amidst a landscape of dust, desert and mountains. But what do we really know about this enigmatic country and its people? A people who are proud, hospitable yet fiercely protective of their heritage; a people who have recently endured over thirty years of conflict. Afghanistan Revealed examines Afghanistan through the eyes of distinguished writers and specialists in their field who challenge our commonly held perceptions. Only through… Read more

NATO Sec Gen wife Mrs Rasmussen donates to Afghan Appeal Fund

NATO Secretary General’s wife Mrs Rasmussen raises €4,000 for AAF school in Helmand

Posted on July 23rd, 2013 · Posted in News

Mrs Rasmussen – wife of the NATO Secretary General – visited Lady Richards, president of the Afghan Appeal Fund to hand over a cheque for €4,000 for the charity. Through a series of fundraising balls and events over the last four years, Mrs Rasmussen with the help of Mr Alun Morris has raised a considerable amount of money for various charities, and has donated over €8,000 to the Afghan Appeal… Read more


Personal thank you from President Hamid Karzai

Posted on June 28th, 2013 · Posted in News

President Hamid Karzai sent a personal letter of thanks to Afghan Appeal Fund founder Caroline Richards for her gift of the book Afghanistan Revealed – a collection of essays she brought together from well renowned authors about different aspects of life in Afghanistan. He also thanked the charity for the work they are doing for children in Afghanistan.


David Cameron is presented with new book ‘Afghanistan Revealed’

Posted on March 20th, 2013 · Posted in News

Prime Minister David Cameron was delighted to be presented with his own copy of new book ‘Afghanistan Revealed’ on Monday by Afghan Appeal Fund Founder Caroline Richards. Afghanistan Revealed was the brainchild of Lady Richards and through it she hopes to dispel some of the myths and misunderstandings about the country as it prepares for the departure of international troops next year. The book, ‘a rich collection of essays by… Read more


Afghanistan Revealed launch at RUSI a huge success

Posted on January 14th, 2013 · Posted in News

The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), London was the setting for the launch party of Afghanistan Revealed  – the eBook collated by our founder and CEO Caroline Richards. The stunning library location was fitting for the Afghan Appeal Fund’s latest venture and a poignant reminder that Afghanistan has one of the highest illiteracy rates in the world. Authors, photographers, press and well wishers had travelled from the four corners of… Read more

AAF's Caroline Richards in the Telegraph_feature

Caroline Richards, AAF Founder talks to the Telegraph

Posted on January 12th, 2013 · Posted in News

The Telegraph 11 Jan 2013: General’s wife on her own Afghan mission. Lady Richards has gone beyond her role helping servicemen’s wives by starting a charity to help the children of Afghanistan


Cliveden House dinner with Gen Sir David Richards & Sandy Gall raises £22,000

Posted on October 10th, 2012 · Posted in News

To celebrate the 30th year of Sandy Gall’s Afghanistan Appeal, a joint fundraising event was held at the historic Cliveden House Hotel on Oct 1st 2012 with the Afghan Appeal Fund. Our patron General Sir David Richards was asked to be the guest speaker and talked about his experiences of and the possible future for Afghanistan. The evening which included a grand auction was a great success, and raised £22,000 for the two… Read more

mrs_rasmussen donation to afghan appeal fund

NATO Secretary General’s wife Mrs Rasmussen raises funds in support of Afghanistan’s children

Posted on June 24th, 2012 · Posted in News

Mrs. Anne-Mette Rasmussen handed over donations raised at a charity ball at NATO headquarters to benefit the Afghan Appeal Fund, a non-governmental organisation which raises funds to help Afghan children. The donation was given as a cheque to Lady Richards, President of the Afghan Appeal Fund in London. Mrs. Rasmussen and her husband, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, hosted the sixth NATO Charity Ball on 16 June at NATO headquarters…. Read more