Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans

 
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Prepping for the tough Afghan winter
    By - Elizabeth Appleyard - Program Officer
    As winter approaches, AIL is making sure it is well supplied with food and other items in case of disaster. Sometimes the poor just cannot get by in the harsh weather and then AIL is able to make distributions of basic food stuffs such as oil, rice and beans. AIL needs funds to restock its shelves with emergency rations....
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 1 donation
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has made updates to their project page.
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 2 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 2 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 8 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has made updates to their project page.
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has made updates to their project page.
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 4 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    AIL help is flowing to disaster victims
    By - Elizabeth Appleyard - Program Administrator
    The world heard about the devastating landslides that engulfed the village of Abi Barak in Badakhshan Province. AIL wanted to help and was part of a task force in Herat (some 800km away) to coordinate relief coming from that area. Money has been raised and used to buy tents, food, medicine, clothes...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 9 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 8 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    The Song that is Inspiring Afghan Voters
    By - Lucas VanAtta - Administrative Assistant
    Let’s put our hands together, let’s get together. Our hands hold our votes and our votes hold our future.   My fellow citizen It’s my vote, it’s your vote It’s a privilege for enduring peace My dear fellow citizen, with our vote leadership is in our hands.        ...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 7 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has made updates to their project page.
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 15 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 8 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Food Distributed to 200 Families!
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Hi everyone! AIL is off to a great start this year, with thousands of new students enrolling in our centers and dozens of workshops and seminars teaching Afghans how to live healthy lives.  However, there are many Afghans who are barely surviving.   AIL’s food distribution program, thanks to you, has...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 9 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 13 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has made updates to their project page.
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 17 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Food Distributed in September
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    More Afghan families have food!!  We are happy to report that in the month of September AIL distributed food to 400 families, over 1,800 people! The food packages we give to needy Afghans have enough essentials to last a family of four for a month. The winter months are here and many Afghans are in need of fuel for...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 113 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Thank you from AIL!
    By - Lucas VanAtta - Administrative Assistant
    Dear GlobalGiving Donors, Thank you so much for supporting the Afghan Institute of Learning’s (AIL) various projects on GlobalGiving. Over the years, the Global Giving donors have become invaluable to AIL. Through your generous support, AIL has been able to provide Afghans with education, health care, training and...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    AIL Provides Food for 17 Families in August
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    All of us at the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) and Creating Hope International (CHI) would like to thank our donors for their support of our “Save Poor Afghan Families from Starving” project. Our food distribution program is helping more and more families get necessary food to prevent malnutrition,...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    More Great News from the Afghan Institute of Learning
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    So many wonderful things have happened for the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) in the last few weeks, and we’re very excited to share a few of them with you.  First, two weeks ago the Executive Director of AIL, Sakena Yacoobi received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Princeton University.   The...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has made updates to their project page.
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Poor Families Receive Winter Food Distribution
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Winter is the most difficult time for the poor and needy in Afghanistan.  It is cold,  and food and fuel are scarce.  In February 2013, AIL Herat staff distributed food packets of  rice, oil, beans, and peas to many poor  families.  AIL staff estimates that each food packet they distribute...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has made updates to their project page.
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Happy Holidays from CHI and AIL
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    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...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 164 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Winter is Coming to Herat
    By - Alison Hendry - Project Administrator
    Thank you for all you have contributed towards helping AIL feed those Afghans in need. While the conditions in Afghanistan are still challenging, AIL is seeing positive changes in the lives of those Afghans that it works with.  Last winter AIL office in Herat determined that it was more helpful to identify families in...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Update on Food Assistance Program
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    The AIL office in Herat is continuing to provide monthly food assistance to the poor families previously identified by the village elders. These families receive a package each month which includes rice, cooking oil, flour and other staples. As winter approaches, the AIL office will again meet with village elders to...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Continuing Assistance
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    The AIL Herat Office continues to provide monthly assistance to those families that were identified by the village elders.  These families receive enough staples to last through the month.  The staples include rice, vegetable oil and flour.  The families are so thankful for the help of AIL, and we...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Continuous and Reliable Assistance
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    After conversing with the elders of a poor section in the city of Herat, AIL identified several needy families to assist during the winter months. Each of the families being assisted consists of six members on average.  This winter in Afghanistan has been especially harsh with very cold temperatures and an abundance of...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Winter Months Are Upon Us
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
      In September, the staff of the Afghan Institute of Learning in Herat was asked to help the orphans at the Khaja Abdula Ansari Orphanage.  This request came from the head of social work and affairs.  After determining that their nutritional needs were being met by the orphanage, the staff traveled to the...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 133 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Food Shortages Due to Drought
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    A recent article published by IRIN estimates that one and a half to two million additional people will face food shortages in Afghanistan due to an ongoing drought in northern, northeastern and western Afghanistan.  This is in addition to the seven million residents already facing food shortages.  In Afghanistan,...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Reaching Out to Help Those in Need
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    In March of this year, 300 poor families in Herat City and nearby villages were provided with oil, peas, beans, tea and sugar.  Each of these families had at least six members, meaning that 1800 people were reached. One recipient said, “I am a widow.  I have a son who is addicted to narcotics.  He is a...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Food Distribution
    By - AIL Staff - Project Leaders
    In November of 2010, the AIL office in Herat purchased food items such as sugar, edible oil, teas and beans to distribute to at least 300 families.  In December, they began to distribute the food items with the assistance of one of AIL's Learning Centers, to 50 families (at least 6 family members each) made up of...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Five Reasons to Celebrate
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    Five Reasons to Celebrate The year 2010 has been one of many challenges for people throughout the world. In Afghanistan, insecurity, violence, and poverty continue to threaten communities. But the people of Afghanistan are strong and hopeful, and they are working hard to overcome these challenges. At the Afghan...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Grateful and Undaunted
    By - Sakena Yacoobi - AIL Executive Director
    Grateful and Undaunted   At this time of year, we are reminded of our many blessings and how the people in our lives enrich us and bring joy to every day. All of us at the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) are especially grateful to you, for your generous support of our efforts to help the people of Afghanistan...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 79 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    Winter is the worst time for poor Afghan families.  Because of this, AIL tries to provide food to poor families as winter is coming.  Presently, AIL is working with community leaders in villages where AIL works to identify the poorest families so that distribution of food can be made to these families in December...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Summer Update 2010
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    In the month of March AIL helped refugees from the Waziristan area (Bano, Bonier, Swat, and Malakan) who are living in the Jahozia refugee camp. These people have lost their land and homes because of conflict with the Taliban. AIL gathered necessary items like rice, flour, oil, sugar, dall, tea pack, etc. and arrived at...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Summer Update 2010
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    In the month of March AIL helped refugees from the Waziristan area (Bano, Bonier, Swat, and Malakan) who are living in the Jahozia refugee camp. These people have lost their land and homes because of conflict with the Taliban. AIL gathered necessary items like rice, flour, oil, sugar, dall, tea pack, etc. and arrived at...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Summer Update from the Afghan Institute of Learning
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    We’d like to share some great news with you that will give you a better understanding of our project and the work we do in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Through the generosity of the Skoll Foundation, a timely video was produced about life in Afghanistan and the work AIL is doing to make a difference. The film producer and...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Spring Update
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    The last several months of winter in Afghanistan have been harsh. Many deaths have happened because of avalanches and flooding, and thousands of poor Afghans have had their homes destroyed. The immediate need is food aid. International aid organizations weren’t prepared for the number of Afghans needing food assistance to...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Dear Friends of Afghanistan,
    By - Sondra Johnson - Urgent Need for Food After Flooding
    Thank you so much for your generosity in helping needy Afghans during the winter over the last few years. We wanted to let you know about an urgent need in Injil district of Herat Province in Afghanistan. This winter there has been a lot of rain in the district and many homes have been destroyed or heavily damaged...
    • 5 years ago
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Sakena Yacoobi

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Dearborn, MI United States

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