Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans

 
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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...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 91 donations
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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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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    An invitation to read our newsletter
    By - Sondra Johnson - Working Together...
    Afghanistan is in the news a lot these days. As a donor to a project in Afghanistan, you may be wondering if change is happening, and if your donation really makes any difference. Following is a message from Dr. Sakena Yacoobi that answers your questions. It’s part of our annual newsletter, where we also share progress...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    A Special Giving Opportunity.....
    By - Sondra Johnson - Hungry Afghan Families Thank You
    Thank you for your support. Your desire to make a difference in this world has made a difference, and we are so thankful that Afghan people have had their lives changed with your help. We wanted to share with you a very special opportunity to give more than 100% from November 10 through December 1st. Please share this...
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Sakena Wishes to Thank Her Supporters
    By - Sondra Johnson - Dr. Yacoobi Featured in Best-Selling Book
    There's a new focus on women worldwide. The New York Times magazine dedicated their entire issue one week in August on women in the developing world. Of particular focus was a newly launched book written by the well-known Pulitzer winning couple Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl DuWunn titled: "Half The Sky: Turning Oppression...
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    • Robert
      Robert Very moving and persuasive. Thank you for all you do.
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    August 2009 Update
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    Recently, AIL was asked by the Afghan Ministry of Women’s Affairs to report on the impact AIL’s programs have had. We were amazed by our findings. Since beginning in 1996 through May 2009, 220,970 Afghans have been educated and received skills training in AIL schools, centers and post-secondary programs. 27, 619...
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    • Robert
      Robert Thanks, it's clear that AIL's impact is very broad.
      • 5 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    May 2009 Update
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    After recent heavy rains, the west side of Herat City experienced flooding where some Afghans lost their homes. After the flooding, community leaders came to AIL asking for support for the displaced people. The leaders told AIL that these people were suffering from a lack of food and housing. Sixty-six families...
    • 6 years ago
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    • wrestler1
      wrestler1 seems rather paultry amount of help.
      • 6 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Update on Food Aid Program
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    Last winter in Afghanistan, international aid organizations were not prepared for the number of Afghans that would be in need of food assistance because of the harsh winter to keep them from starving, so the Afghan Institute of Learning helped to fill this need. So far this winter has not been as harsh and it seems that...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 51 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Stories to Share
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    In July, the AIL office in Herat distributed ten 25kg bags of rice and ten 3 liter bottles of cooking oil to ten very needy people that came to the office. Of the ten people that received food, two were disabled, four were widows and four were elderly and unwell. All of the recipients were members of very large families...
    • 7 years ago
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    • ahakkila
      ahakkila Great update. I think the idea of making the aid offered by this program available year-round will help many people.
      • 7 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    2008 Snapshot of Food Program
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    Beginning in the winter of 2006, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) began providing food packets to very needy Afghans in Kabul and Herat. Thus far, over 1300 families have benefited from this assistance. This year 300 families received food and other assistance in Herat during the extremely harsh winter. AIL Herat...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 27 donations
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Update on Emergency Relief to Poor Afghans—August 2007
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    The Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) has expanded its emergency relief program for poor Afghans because of the deteriorating situation for many Afghans. Begun to assist poor Afghans through the winter in Kabul, AIL expanded the program to Herat during the winter and in the Spring expanded it again to meet the needs of...
    • 8 years ago
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    • Patricia B.
      Patricia B. Fantastic, keep up the good work. Patsy Glaser, Fircrest WA
      • 8 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans posted a progress report
    Update on AIL Winter Emergency Project
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, CHI
    Since December 2006, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) has distributed packages of food to 345 poor families in Kabul and Herat. An estimated 2510 individuals benefited from these food packages. In Kabul, distributions were made to widows, orphans, disabled and very poor people that AIL staff identified on the...
    • 8 years ago
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    • jeanruss
      jeanruss I was surprised that it has been so long since the report was done. Is there anything happening?
      • 7 years ago
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    • ahakkila
      ahakkila It's now been nearly a year since the last update. Is the project still going on?
      • 7 years ago
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  • Disaster Aid for Needy Afghans has received 37 donations
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Dearborn, MI United States

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