ASLO was established in 2013 by a group of young and professional Afghans as a non-government, non-political and not profit organization which has an independent legal identity.

Human rights and culture revival, Civil Society Empowerment, Agriculture and animal husbandry, Women Empowerment, Handicrafts and Capacity building are the five major strategic areas that are prioritized and have been included into the five years strategic plan of ASLO and all activities are performed in accordance with the five aforementioned major strategic areas.