Books for Afghan Women and Children

 
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 1 donation
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 1 donation
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children 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...
    • 2 weeks ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 2 donations
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    AIL publishes magazine
    By - Elizabeth Appleyard - Program Officer
    AIL continues to promote reading through support for libraries, setting up libraries and publishing books and magazines. In January, AIL published another edition of its magazine which included a variety of topics. There were articles on: health and Islam, living a long life, Ebola, Vitamin K, biography of Dr. Yacoobi,...
    • 1 month ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    A Special Day - Today! Matching Funds Available!
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Officer
    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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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 2 donations
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 1 donation
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 2 donations
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    AIL Promotes Reading
    By - Elizabeth Appleyard - Program Officer
    Providing reading material is a way to help with the spread of literacy in Afghanistan. AIL supports and runs small libraries, publishes books and magazines and receives donations of books. In 2014, AIL published one copy of its magazine “The Voice of Education”. Each issue is eagerly anticipated and read widely...
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 2 donations
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 4 donations
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 2 donations
    • 7 months ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    New Teacher Guidebooks and Songbooks for the young
    By - Elizabeth Appleyard - Program Officer
    One of AIL’s primary goals is to raise the level of education across Afghanistan. Improving the rate of literacy is one of the stepping stones to that goal. An educated people is the key to a self- supporting country. Literacy is elemental to education and can be attained at any age. AIL staff are always encouraging...
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has made updates to their project page.
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 1 donation
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 1 donation
    • 9 months ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 2 donations
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    Raising the rate of literacy
    By - Elizabeth Appleyard - Program Administrator
    Raising the rate of literacy among the Afghan population is of huge importance not just for individual lives but also for the society and nation as a whole. Classes help but so does promoting libraries, reading and providing reading materials. AIL does all of these things. The Citadel Library in Herat, which AIL supports...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 33 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children 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.        ...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    AIL Magazine Well Received
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    AIL is continuing its efforts to improve rates of literacy through providing literacy classes but also through providing literature both in book and magazine form and by supporting libraries. The Citadel Library in Herat, supported by AIL continues to attract people with visitor numbers of around 170-200 in the winter...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    Update on our Project
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Improving rates of literacy is crucial to the development of Afghan society and crucial to individual families as they strive to improve their life circumstances. AIL’s project to provide books is part of its overall literacy program. The calligraphy book published by AIL has proved very popular with students who have...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children 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...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    Calligraphy Book Has Been Published
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    AIL is committed to improving literacy rates in Afghanistan as literacy is the gateway to improving life circumstances and economic opportunity. As part of its literacy drive, AIL provides books to libraries including the Citadel Library in Herat which regularly receives book donations each month. Approximately 300 students...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 29 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children 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...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children 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,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    AIL is Publishing Books and Magazines
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    AIL is committed to improving literacy rates in Afghanistan and literacy classes are offered at AIL Learning Centers around the country. Books are not as commonplace in the average Afghan household so supplying varied reading material is greatly beneficial to those who are learning. AIL supports the Citadel Library in Herat...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children 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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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    More Books Being Written
    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.  We are excited at all of the positive changes being reported by the AIL...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children posted a progress report
    Books Are Starting to be Published
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    Thank you for your interest in and support of AIL’s goal to purchase and publish books for libraries in Herat. The initial donations received for this project have gone towards the publishing of reading books by local authors in Herat. These books are vital for the continuing education of Afghans in Herat, giving them...
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has received 2 donations
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  • Books for Afghan Women and Children has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Sakena Yacoobi

Founder & CEO
Herat and Kabul, Afghanistan

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