Give Afghans a University Degree

 
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree 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...
    • 4 years ago
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    • Mas
      Mas Afghan institute of Learning (AIL) established Guhar Shad University in 2003 which is just registered in the books of (AIL) and its degrees are not acceptable all over the world including with Government of Afghanistan and Pakistan.We were told and promised before taking admission that you (students) will be given... Read more »
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    • Mas
      Mas Gawhar Shad University is totally a misconduct project, it had 150 studenst in June, 2010. 140 students protested for registration, because it wasn't registered. in retaliation the official of AIL closed the university, so currently Gawhar Shad university does not exist. it was closed in July, 2010. AIL and its donors... Read more »
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree posted a progress report
    Spring Update
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    Afghans, who are refugees in Pakistan, have very few opportunities for post-secondary education. Because of this, AIL opened the Gawhar Shad University for Afghans. This University focuses on Math and Computer Science, and in 2009, had 287 Afghan students. Graduates from these programs can quickly find good jobs in...
    • 5 years ago
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    • Mas
      Mas Gawhar Shad University is totally a misconduct project, it had 150 studenst in June, 2010. 140 students protested for registration, because it wasn't registered. in retaliation the official of AIL closed the university, so currently Gawhar Shad university does not exist. it was closed in July, 2010. AIL and its donors... Read more »
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree 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...
    • 5 years ago
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    • Mas
      Mas Gawhar Shad University is totally a misconduct project, it had 150 studenst in June, 2010. 140 students protested for registration, because it wasn't registered. in retaliation the official of AIL closed the university, so currently Gawhar Shad university does not exist. it was closed in July, 2010. AIL and its donors... Read more »
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree has received 16 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree posted a progress report
    A Special Giving Opportunity.....
    By - Sondra Johnson - Afghan Students 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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  • Give Afghans a University Degree 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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  • Give Afghans a University Degree 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 in AIL schools, centers and post-secondary institutions and overall 6,778,026 Afghan lives have...
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree posted a progress report
    Update on Nursing Students
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    AIL recently received an update from 9 graduates of its nurse/midwife program, including where they are working. One is working in a hospital laboratory, examining and testing 220 – 270 patients daily. The second is working in the delivery ward of a clinic and delivered 15 babies in the month of April, including...
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    • Pam
      Pam It showed what the students can achieve by being in the program.
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree posted a progress report
    A Success Story to Share
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    Afghans have very few opportunities for post-secondary education in Pakistan because they are refugees. Because of this, AIL opened Gawhar Shad University for Afghans. Following is the story of one of the students who attended the university in 2008. Yelda also attended other AIL programs and the story shows how AIL is...
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree has received 4 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree posted a progress report
    Stories to Share
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    Following is the story of Mustafa, a student taking part in AIL’s post-secondary education courses. Not all students are able to travel to the university to study, so AIL has begun offering post secondary courses at institutes in it’s centers to allow these students to continue their education. I am Mustafa, a...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree posted a progress report
    358 Give Afghans a University Degree
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    Gowhar Shad University now has four areas of study: computer science, business administration, health and teacher training. Computer science and business administration are in the College of Math and Computer Science, located at the university’s campus in Peshawar, Pakistan. Since January 2006, 65 students have graduated...
    • 6 years ago
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    • Jan
      Jan I am Maruf Jan Jabarkhail, one of the BCS Degree graduated student of Gowhar Shad Begum University from Pesh Pak, not only me but all of our graduated students have problems to get Master Degree as our Bacher Degree is not recognized by neither Govt of Pakistan nor Govt of Afghanistan, so I will request Mrs. Sakina Yaqubi... Read more »
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree has received 3 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree posted a progress report
    Snapshot of the University Project for Afghans—August 2007
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    The Afghan Institute of Learning’s Gawhar Shad University continues to provide excellent post-secondary education to Afghans in Kabul, Afghanistan and Peshawar, Pakistan. Gawhar Shad University was founded in 2003 by AIL in response to the lack of post-secondary education opportunities for Afghan youth. Today, the...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree posted a progress report
    Annual Report
    By - Afghan Institute of Learning - AIL
    • 8 years ago
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Afghan Institute of Learning - AIL
    The Afghan Institute of Learning’s Gawhar Shad University continues to thrive. 25 students have graduated from the College of Math and Computer Science and have either found jobs or gone on for further study. 59 women have graduated from the College of Health with certificates as a nurse/midwife/health educator and a...
    • 8 years ago
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree has received 50 donations
    • 9 years ago
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree posted a progress report
    Accomplishments in 2005
    By - Afghan Institute of Learning - AIL
    Creating Hope International shares this mid-year report from the Afghan Institute of Learning, highlighting some of AIL's recent successes!
    • 9 years ago
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  • Give Afghans a University Degree has received 42 donations
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Toc Dunlap

Executive Director
Dearborn, Michigan United States

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