Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children

 
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $8,364 from an original funding goal of $68,800!
    • 2 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Funding From Other Sources
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    We are pleased to inform you that the Preschool Education Program of the Afghan Institute of Learning is doing very well. Through fees, the Preschool Education Program in Kabul covers about 80% of its costs.   We have found additional funding for the Kabul program, and programs in other AIL Learning Centers are...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children 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...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    The PEP Program is Thriving
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    The Afghan Institute of Learning’s Pre-School Education Program (PEP) is very busy working with young children to introduce them to the classroom setting and a variety of subjects.  They are taught beginning skills in Arabic, Dari, English, Math, and Health.  Upon completion of the PEP program, the children...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Another Great Year for Pre-schoolers
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    In 2011, more than 1200 students were attending pre-school education programs at the Afghan Institute of Learning’s PEP Centers. How wonderful that these young people are able to start learning early. Regular meetings are held between the teachers and the parents of the pre-school children in order to  address...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children has received 5 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Keeping the Kindergarten Teachers Informed
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    As part of the Afghan Institute of Learning’s Teacher Training Program, teachers trained at Technique Seminars are followed throughout the years.  Monitoring generally takes place once per month at each learning center.  The Master Teacher Trainers observe to see that the teacher is using the methods that...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Kabul Pre-school/Kindergarten
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    AIL’s PreSchool/Kindergarten Program in Kabul is a model program and is the oldest preschool and kindergarten in Kabul City.  There is a long waiting list to get into the program.  Hear what one of the teachers reported about one father: On the 12th of April, Mr. Zabiullah Enayet, the father of Ms. Sophia,...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Introducing Young Children to a classroom setting
    By - AIL Staff - Project Leaders
    In an effort to give young children an early start, AIL includes pre-school and kindergarten programs at some of its learning centers.  These classes provide introductory lessons on subject matters that they will study if admitted to a regular school setting.  For many young Afghans, this type of program would not...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children 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 Institute...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children has received 9 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children 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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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    In the Afghan Institute of Learning’s model preschool in Kabul, there are currently 204 students attending PEP classes--117 Boys and 87 Girls.  The subjects taught in September include health, English, drawing, coloring, hand work, peace, primary math, colors, cutting and gluing.  
    • 4 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Summer Update 2010
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    The Afghan Institute of Learning supported six Pre-School Education Programs for 674 children in the first six months of 2010. A parent of one of the children said “I want to thank your center from my heart for helping my daughter in her lessons. She daily studies her lessons at home with interest and wants to be present...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children 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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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Spring Update
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    During 2009, 1,596 children attended the Afghan Institute of Learning’s six supported Pre-School Education Programs. One of the children said “Before coming to school I played in the streets with my dolls, but I am very happy that I came here. My teacher is very kind and I learned many good things. I even learned...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children has received 20 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children 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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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    A Special Giving Opportunity.....
    By - Sondra Johnson - Afghan 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...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children 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...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children 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 programs and overall 6,778,026 Afghan lives have been...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    May 2009 Update
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    In March, one of AIL’s center had 20 preschool students go to regular schools after completing the preschool program with AIL. The 20 students were registered in the area school as 1st grade students. A mother of one of the students says, “I am so happy that my daughter could go to school with the assistance of AIL, she...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Update on AIL Pre-School Programs
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    During 2008 738 children attended the Afghan Institute of Learning’s 5 supported Pre-School Education Programs. Recently, a mother of one of AIL’s pre-school students had this to say about the program: “My son is a student in this kindergarten class since last year. During this time, I have realized that the...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children has received 11 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Snapshot (2008) of the Pre-School Project-Jan-July 2008
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative
    In 2008, Creating Hope International’s project partner, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL), has supported five pre-schools. AIL has model pre-schools in Peshawar, Pakistan (for Afghan refugees) and in Kabul, Afghanistan. For parents that can afford it, fees are charged in the model pre-schools. Poor students...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children has received 30 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Snapshot of the Pre-School Project-Jan-June 2007
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    In 2007, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) has supported five pre-schools. AIL has a model pre-school in Peshawar, Pakistan for Afghan refugees and another model pre-school in Kabul, Afghanistan. For parents that can afford it, fees are charged in the model pre-schools. Poor students receive scholarships. AIL also...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children has received 29 donations
    • 8 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Annual Report
    By - Afghan Institute of Learning - AIL
    • 8 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Afghan Institute of Learning - AIL
    Between January and August 2007, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) has held classes for 918 Afghan children in preschools Herat and Kabul, Afghanistan and Peshawar, Pakistan.
    • 8 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children has received 15 donations
    • 9 years ago
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  • Jump-Start Learning for Afghan Children posted a progress report
    Update
    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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Thanks to 41 donors like you, a total of $8,348 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. 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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Project Leader

Toc Dunlap

Executive Director
Dearborn, Michigan United States

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