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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    2014 Annual Report Now Available!
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Officer
    Dear Friends,  Thank you so much for all of your support of the Afghan Institute of Learning! We value your support and are grateful to you for taking an interest in those less fortunate in a far off land. You are helping to improve the lives of thousands of Afghans each year through our health, education and training...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Computers - a way to a job
    By - Elizabeth Appleyard - Program Officer
    Computing skills remain in demand in Afghan society and so students want to acquire these skills at AIL Learning Centers. AIL regularly receives requests from centers to start their own computer class and staff do their best to provide the necessary equipment and trained teachers. The AIL course that combines English and...
    • 3 months ago
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    A Special Day - Today! Matching Funds Available!
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Dear Friend, A Special Day – Today!  Matching Funds Available! Today we have a great opportunity which we would like your help with. There are matching funds available for ALL donations made to this project today. This is a guaranteed bonus! Starting at 9am EDT on May 13th, GlobalGiving is matching...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Improving computing skills
    By - Elizabeth Appleyard - Program Officer
    Computing classes remain popular at all AIL Learning Centers that are able to offer the subject. AIL buys computers or updates computing equipment whenever possible and has received some specific funding for this purpose. Electricity supply can sometimes be a problem at centers and this obviously affects the computing...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Computing - as popular as ever!
    By - Elizabeth Appleyard - Program Officer
    As elsewhere in the world, computing skills are highly desirable to employers. Students are aware of this fact and are also fascinated by computers. The boys computing class in one village in Kabul Province is always full. This class was set up as an offshoot from the Learning Center (LC) established in the village by AIL...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Computing - a vital modern skill
    By - Elizabeth Appleyard - Program Administrator
    There is no getting away from it- computing is a needed skill for many people. The young of Afghanistan like their counterparts worldwide are intrigued by the computer. The classes in computing offered by AIL are highly regarded and fill fast. Graduates go on to gain jobs easily. One class  held in a village in Kabul...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs 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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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Computer classes leading to opportunities
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Dear Friends, Thank you so much for your support of our project. Your support has helped the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) to provide computer classes for hundreds of  students. AIL’s computer classes have become know for being high quality, and the graduates of these courses are sought after for well paying...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    In their words...
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Dear Friends,  Thank you for your support of AIL’s computer programs! AIL’s computer classes have gained a reputation for being very high quality, and since they are free and open to all, they are giving Afghans from many different walks of life the chance to learn how to use a computer.  Last year I...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs 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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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    September Update from AIL
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Dear Friends, Thank you so much for your continuing support of AIL’s efforts to offer computer courses to Afghans. These classes are offering the students a chance to gain skills and knowledge that will make them very attractive to employers. AIL classes have a reputation for being very high quality, and the students...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs has received 43 donations
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs 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, on Tuesday the Executive Director of AIL, Sakena Yacoobi received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Princeton University. The official...
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    AIL is now blogging at Huffington Post!
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    The Afghan Institute of Learning is very excited to have been given the opportunity to blog at Huffington Post! Our first blog about the Women’s Networking Movement taking place in some of AIL’s centers has been posted. The Women’s Networking Movement is taking place in about 30 of AIL’s centers,...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    2013 is off to a great start!
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Thank you for your support of the Afghan Institute of Learning’s Computer programs. In February of 2013, 332 students attended computer classes at AIL’s Learning Centers overseen by the Herat Office, and 132 students attended computer classes at Learning Centers overseen by the Kabul Office. These classes helped...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs 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...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Computer and English Classes
    By - Alison Hendry - Project Administrator
    Thank you for all you have contributed towards AIL’s goal of educating the people of Afghanistan. While the conditions in Afghanistan are still challenging, AIL is seeing positive changes in the lives of those Afghans that it works with.  As we told you in our previous report, AIL has begun teaching computer and...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs has received 91 donations
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Update on AIL's New Computer Program
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    As we reported to you in March, AIL has received a grant to help establish both English and computer classes in our centers. Currently, these courses are being taught in four of AIL’s centers, two in Herat province and two in Kabul. The English courses are broken down into three month long beginner, level one and...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Another Computer Center Opened
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    The Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) continuously expands their programs to reach and educate as many Afghans as they possibly can.  Recently, we received a report of the addition of another English and Computer Center in one of the AIL Centers located in a very insecure area.  We learned that a local...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Sharing Good News
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    Since 1995, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) has been helping Afghans lift themselves above the devastation of war by providing education, training, health care, and health education.  AIL’s approach is to interlink health and education programs, like building blocks that together form a whole...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    More Opportunities
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    We are so excited about a brand new project that began in January in Kabul, Afghanistan.  At two of AIL’s Kabul Learning Centers, new computer equipment was purchased with help from a very generous donor, and a special six month program was launched to 240 students at each center.  These students will...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Training Continues
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    During 2011, 832 students attended computer classes in AIL Learning Centers in Herat and Kabul, Afghanistan.  Subjects they studied included  computer basics, Windows based operating systems, and Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel and Power Point.  These students, after graduating from their...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Specialty Center Opened in Herat
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    In August, a new Language and Computer Educational Center has been established in Herat by the Afghan Institute of Learning.  People are excited about this opportunity and are traveling long distances to attend classes at this center.  The Manager of the local private school in the area said, “We are...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs has received 28 donations
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Expanding the computer training
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    In addition to classes being taught to students in the AIL Learning Centers, the Teacher Training Staff of AIL has also been spending their time training teachers, school staff and school administrators computer skills.  Some have never before used a computer.   In April, 14 people were trained in computer...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Enlarging Their World Via Technology
    By - AIL Staff - Project Leaders
    In 2010, AIL joined with World Pulse and New Global Citizens to provide safe discussion forums with women and students from around the world.  The rural women of one of AIL’s largest Centers are now able to talk with other Afghan women and men from Kabul and Herat cities who are living very different lives than...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs 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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    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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    Update
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    For over 13 years, the Afghan Institute of Learning has offered computer classes to those who do not know how to use computers.  Following is the story of one student: “My name is Besmellah. I am 20 years old. I want to thank AIL Office and all its staff members. Whatever we learn is due to AIL and my...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs has received 31 donations
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Summer Update 2010
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    The Afghan Institute of Learning offers computer and IT classes in several of their educational learning centers, in their sponsored private high schools and in the Gawhar Shad University. 206 students completed either a university or in-depth IT training course in the first 6 months of 2010. A participant of an IT...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Summer Update from the Afghan Institute of Learnin
    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...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs posted a progress report
    Spring Update
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    Once they are educated, Afghans understand the importance of computer training for employment and job advancement. The Afghan Institute of Learning offers computer and IT classes in several of their educational learning centers, in their sponsored private high schools and in the Gawhar Shad University. A recent graduate...
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  • Afghans Learn Computing for their Jobs 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...
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