CVG is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.

CVG has been present in Afghanistan since 2008, with its office in Herat.

CVG has worked on various aspects of the Afghan emergency, with a main focus on  water and sanitation, reconstruction and livelihood.