Thank you so much for your generous donations towards printing a book to help teach Afghans to write using calligraphy. We now have been able to raise enough to print at least 200 books. The Afghan Institute of Learning staff is hoping to print the books in the next two months, and will report back with more information once the books have been printed. As we said in the project information, this book is an important step in preserving the art of calligraphy and an important part of Afghan culture. The staff of the Afghan Institute of Learning is excited to take this first step in sharing the art of calligraphy with more of their students, and hopefully the rest of their country.
The Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) and Creating Hope International (CHI) would like to wish you and yours the happiest of holiday seasons. As you celebrate with those you love, please take a moment to look at CHI’s yearly newsletter, which we’ve attached to this report. As you will see, 2012 has been a transformative year for AIL and CHI. After years of working tirelessly to provide education, training and healthcare to Afghans, we are beginning to see a real change. The minds of those AIL works with are being opened to the possibility of a peaceful Afghan society.
AIL is in the process of finalizing a 5 year funding plan, which will be put into place beginning in 2013. We are looking forward to sharing the details of this plan with you soon, and hope that you will find it in your heart to give generously to help us reach our goal. The people of Afghanistan are making great strides, but our work is not done yet. Instead of backing down, we need to push ahead and continue to give Afghans the tools they need to create a more peaceful country. We are hoping that we can count on you to help continue our work.
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