Bringing Green to Afghanistan

 
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan has received 2 donations
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan 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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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    Greener Learning Centers
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    All of us at Creating Hope International (CHI) and the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) want to thank our donors for your support of our “Bringing Green to Afghanistan”. This project is unique in that it is very different from the other projects AIL sponsors. Bringing flora back to Afghanistan is something...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan 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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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan 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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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan has received 16 donations
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    More Trees and Flowers for the Women and Children of Herat
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Afghanistan has suffered a long and drastic decline in the number of trees, flora, and fauna over the course of decades of war and illicit logging. Old, sprawling, and established forests have been destroyed by shelling, mining, and clearing, due in no small part to 30 years of military activity and mass-logging from...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan 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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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    Winter is Approaching in Afghanistan
    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 the idea of sustainability and ‘green culture’ to the people of Afghanistan. “Going Green” is a new concept for many Afghan...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    Update on Plantings and Green Projects
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    We have recently heard from the AIL office in Kabul in regards to the trees, flowers and vegetables they planted this spring.  All of the school’s students, including the kindergarteners are involved in caring for the plants. In addition, the staff and clinic personnel are looking after the plants as well. The...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    Spring Planting
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    It has already been a busy Spring for the Afghan Institute of Learning’s (AIL) green projects.  In Herat, 220 various trees and flowers were planted in two new garden areas.  The plantings included roses, amaranths, and redbuds.  A section for vegetables was also included. The children at the Orphanage...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan has received 12 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    A Long, Hard Winter
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    This has been an especially brutal winter for Afghanistan with extremely cold temperatures and an abundance of snow.  We are hopeful that all of last year’s trees, flowers and shrubs will survive.  The children are anxious to continue their planting around their schools and villages.  Because of the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    Looking Forward to next Spring!
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    As the planting season is over for this year in Afghanistan, the students are looking forward to Spring when they can see the trees that they planted last year blossom, and plant additional greenery around their schools and in their villages.     We thank all of you who have supported this project in...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    Expanding the curriculum
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    In August, the “Connecting Children with Nature” curriculum was expanded a little further.  In addition to the subjects mentioned in our last report, the following topics were covered:             Information about tree/plant diseases and how to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    New Curriculum added
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    We are so excited about a new curriculum that has been developed by the staff of AIL called Connecting Children With Nature.  The staff has focused on introducing young children to horticulture in hopes that with a renewed interest and knowledge embedded in young people, the “greening” of Afghanistan will...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan has received 13 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    The Growing Season
    By - AIL Staff - Project Leaders
    The growing season is about to begin in Afghanistan and the first planting of trees is being planned and coming along nicely.  AIL staff and students plan to plant trees at schools, centers and clinics.  The AIL training staff is continuing to work on the curriculum that will support the hands-on learning about...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan 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...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan 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...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    In October, 2010 the World Forum Foundation invited members of the Afghan staff of the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) to attend their Nature Action Forum at the Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, NE so that they would have significant international resources to help them with their project.  The Asia Foundation...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan posted a progress report
    Summer Update 2010
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    The Afghan Institute of Learning is determined to bring education about the environment and conservation methods to Afghanistan. AIL is looking for funding to start workshops and create gardens of native plants at our Learning Centers and clinics. Although Afghanistan has endured much environmental damage because of war,...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan 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...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan has received 8 donations
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  • Bringing Green to Afghanistan has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Sakena Yacoobi

Founder & CEO
Dearborn, Michigan Afghanistan

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