About Morning Star Development

Our Mission


Morning Star Development brings hope and opportunity to the people of Afghanistan, using sustainable economic and community development initiatives designed to empower individuals and transform communities. We are committed to helping the people of Afghanistan rebuild their country and their lives by offering practical hope and resources.

Morning Star Development is a US registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and your donations to our work are tax deductible (depending on your individual tax situation). Our financial records are audited annually by an independent CPA firm. As a member of ECFA, Morning Star is committed to the highest standards of fiscal accountability and transparency. Our IRS 990 tax filing is available for public inspection.

Our Values

Morning Star Development seeks to foster a corporate culture that embodies the following characteristics:

  • Entrepreneurial – pioneering new ways to initiate transformation at the community level, using innovative and creative methods.
  • Catalytic – encouraging a network of partnerships working synergistically to accomplish what no one organization could accomplish alone.
  • Transformational – bringing measurable change to individuals, communities and nations through commitment to sustainable local development.
  • Professional – conducting our business operations, financial affairs, partnerships and personal relationships with dedication to integrity and good stewardship.