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Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century

 
$2,362
$14,108
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Remaining

Summary

Through 2 training workshops, 60 Afghan leaders will develop advanced skills to further human rights and build peaceful education, government, infrastructure, and health systems in Afghanistan.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Most Afghan professionals fled the country during the decades-long war or were killed. Afghanistan’s emerging leaders are new to these roles. Afghans, especially women, are eager to participate fully in the reconstruction of their homeland. They want to build on the gains that have been made to protect human rights, advance democracy and civic involvement, and develop capable organizations and institutions to bring healthcare and education to every Afghan.

How will this project solve this problem?

60 Afghan leaders will learn management, collaboration, goal setting, and communication skills and how to integrate peace and human rights concepts into the workplace. Each of the workshops lasts 10 to 15 days.

Potential Long Term Impact

Past workshop participants have convinced their families to allow women and girls to go to school and receive healthcare. Some have become candidates for Parliament or political appointees. Others have developed their own educational organizations.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $2,362

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 $2,362 .  The original project funding goal was $16,470.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

Funded

Thanks to 43 donors like you, a total of $2,362 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 Afghanistan

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