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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 3 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 3 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 9 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Education leading women to give birth in clinics
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    AIL’s health program is very effective in providing needed health care and health education to underserved people in rural and urban areas of Afghanistan. Your contributions have given quality health care to people with no other options. The health program is based on a holistic approach providing treatment and...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 9 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has made updates to their project page.
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 181 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Health Education and Health Care Saving Lives
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    AIL’s multi faceted health program continues in rural and deprived urban areas of Afghanistan where often the AIL clinic or satellite Community Health Worker (CHW) post is the only available medical care for many miles.  AIL health program provides comprehensive health care including treatment such as ...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 3 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 9 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 6 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    September Update from AIL
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    AIL continues to provide much needed healthcare and health education to thousands of needy Afghans who have few if any other medical options. Basic medical care at the early stages of a problem makes all the difference and a small amount of health education creates huge change in behavior and health situations. The latter...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 2 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 69 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    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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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Thank you for your support!
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    We are very grateful for the support we have received for our health project. There are signs that overall access to healthcare is improving in Afghanistan but there is still a long way to go. There are too many communities and people who have little access to quality healthcare. This can be tragic on the personal scale...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Focusing on Women's Health
    By - Alison Hendry - Project Administrator
    Thank you for your support of AIL’s project. While the situation in Afghanistan continues to prove challenging, with your help AIL is finding ways to continue bringing high quality health care to the women and children of Afghanistan.  Through August 2012, 101,597 patients have been treated in AIL’s...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Success Story From One of AIL's Clinics
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    AIL’s clinics are often rural Afghan women’s only option for healthcare. A doctor in one of AIL’s clinics reports, “After coming into the clinic I began speaking with the patients waiting and noticed one woman who was sick with a different illness than the rest. I asked her what was wrong, and after...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 74 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Numerous Workshops Held With Great Results
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    As part of AIL’s ongoing goal of providing Health Care and Health Education to the Afghan people, they have conducted many workshops already this year.  Three Expectant Mother workshops have been held, and all of the pregnant women that attended these workshops will be followed and monitored throughout their...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Great News Worth Sharing
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    Just an update on our Expectant Mother Program.  The results from the program for 2011 are in and we are ecstatic!  Of the 118 pregnant women in the program, exactly half, 59, had delivered by the end of the year.  Of those, only one chose to have a home birth and the other 58 had clinic births.  There...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Community Health Workers Reach So Many
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    In addition to the rural clinics operated by the Afghan Institute of Learning, there are CHW’s (Community Health Workers) working in the rural villages of Herat and Kabul.  More than 65,000 families were visited by these CHW’s between January and November of this year.  The CHWs are able to offer...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Ten Reproductive Health Seminars Held
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    From January through August of this year, the Afghan Institute of Learning has held 10 separate, five day Seminars on Reproductive Health.  The total number of women who have attended these seminars is 333.  The participants vary.  Some are housewives, students, teachers, and government workers.  Many of...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 151 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Great outcomes!
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    A recent report by “Save the Children” listed Afghanistan as the worst place to be a woman.  One reason for this was the very high mortality rate.  According to that report, the lifetime risk of maternal death is 1 in 11, and the life expectancy of a female in Afghanistan is 45.  AIL continues to...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Succeeding
    By - AIL Staff - Project Leaders
    A doctor in one of AIL’s rural clinics shared the following story:  “One day a woman came into our clinic with her baby. She said the baby was very weak and had some breathing problems.  After weighing and measuring the baby, it was clear that the baby was undernourished.  I asked the mother...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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 overcome...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    Following is a story about how the pharmacist at AIL’s Maladan Clinic in Herat helped a boy and his mother:  Farhad is 7 years old and he lives in Maladan. One day he was very sick and his mother carried Farhad to the clinic with a bad condition. Farhad had a very Acute  Enteritis and he had a rapid pulse,...
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    Save Rural Afghan Women & Children with Healthcare
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    Dear Supporters, We greatly appreciate your continued support for Save Rural Afghan Women and Children with Health care! We have been given a wonderful opportunity with The Safer World Fund!! For a limited time, any donation to this project will be matched 100% by The Safer World Matching Fund! Please help us take...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Summer Update 2010
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    The Afghanistan Institute of Learning provides health services through its six health clinics in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Education about health topics are also offered at these clinics as well as through the Community Health Worker programs. In the first six months in 2010, AIL treated 101,821 patients and gave health...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Summer Update 2010
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    The Afghanistan Institute of Learning provides health services through its six health clinics in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Education about health topics are also offered at these clinics as well as through the Community Health Worker programs. In the first six months in 2010, AIL treated 101,821 patients and gave health...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare has received 188 donations
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Sakena Yacoobi honored for her work in health
    By - Toc Dunlap - Project Leader
    “Reach out to others and give a gift to yourself.” Sakena Yacoobi, founder and executive director of the Afghan Institute of Learning, urged the advanced degree graduates of Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California to “reach out to others and give a gift to yourself” in the process in her 2010 Commencement...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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...
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      joe These reports are a refreshng alternative to the bog standard reporting from the Western media outlets. Stories are told that need to be aired to give a fuller understanding of the struggles and successes of the Afghan people. I am pro Afghan, Anti Taliban and highly suspicious of the military - these views are not... Read more »
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    Spring Update
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    In 2009, AIL provided health services to 191,251 women and children through its five health clinics in Herat and Kabul provinces and through Community Health Worker outposts. In conjunction with health care service, 171,341 women received health education. AIL provides education at every opportunity as this is the way to...
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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare posted a progress report
    A Special Giving Opportunity.....
    By - Sondra Johnson - Rural Afghan Women and Children 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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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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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  • Save Rural Afghan Women & Children With Healthcare 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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Sakena Yacoobi

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Dearborn, Michigan United States

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