OFARIN e.V. was founded in 1996 and is registered with the District Court of Würzburg and the Afghan Ministry of Economic Affairs.
In Germany, OFARIN e.V. is recognized as a non-profit organization and may issue donation receipts.
The address of the organization is
OFARIN c/o Schwittek, Friedenstr. 7, 97236 Randersacker, Germany
1st Chairman Peter Schwittek
Peter Schwittek, who lives in Randersacker near Würzburg, has been working in Kabul for two-thirds of the year since the end of the nineties. He is a founding member and initiator of the organization.
The Würzburg Peace Prize Committee sees the activities of Peter Schwittek and "Ofarin" as an excellent example of successful peace and development work "from below"
Kassenwartin: Claire Behrendt