Elevate Afghan Women and Girls

$915 $61,085
Raised Remaining


Help provide a future for thousands of Afghan women who will learn to read, learn English, and receive professional level computer training.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Women have long been denied access to educational opportunities in Afghanistan, and we are dramatically changing the mindset of Afghans by directly encouraging women to become leaders themselves. 85% of the Afghan population lives in rural areas, and 87% or women cannot read or write. In these rural areas of Afghanistan Morning Star Development operates educational programs which provide literacy, English, and computer training for women and girls.

How will this project solve this problem?

Uneducated women have very few opportunities for employment in Afghanistan. Becoming literate, learning English, and learning to use a computer dramatically increases their opportunities and triples their earning potential.

Potential Long Term Impact

We will provide literacy, English, and computer training to over 3,000 women and girls, greatly enhancing their ability to help provide for their families.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $915

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $915 .  The original project funding goal was $62,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Morning Star Development

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Project Leader

John Albaugh

Colorado Springs, CO Afghanistan

Where is this project located?

Map of Elevate Afghan Women and Girls