Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century

 
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $2,362 from an original funding goal of $16,470!
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $2,362 from an original funding goal of $16,470!
    • 2 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $2,362 from an original funding goal of $16,470!
    • 2 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Great News on Funding
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    Our leadership workshops are continuing and are in high demand.  We are so pleased to see the transformation of Afghan women after completing the workshop and the great accomplishments that they go on to achieve thereafter.  Due to the success of these workshops, they have drawn the attention of outside donors and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century 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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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Leadership Workshops Are Important to Many
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    In 2011, the Afghan Institute of Learning held 17 Leadership Workshops, and had 630 participants.  Of that number, 542 were women.  This is such a wonderful program that could not have even been initiated 10 years ago.  The workshops continue for seven days and the participants learn about leadership skills...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Workshops in High Demand
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    The more Leadership seminars that AIL offers, the more they are requested to provide.  It is nearly impossible to keep up with the demand for these workshops.  Women especially request access to these workshops.  Women are learning that they do have a voice in their homes, their communities and their Country....
    • 3 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Future Leaders
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    Recently we received a story from AIL Herat that showed us that even the Afghan young people are learning and exhibiting leadership skills.  A group of 20 students in one of the schools where AIL has trained teachers and held workshops have formed what we would consider a “student council” here in the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Emerging Leaders Groups Formed
    By - Toc D - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century   AIL has implemented Leadership Workshops and two Emerging Leaders Groups  that meet four to six times during the year.  The Workshops last for seven days and cover a range of topics including: increasing the participation of women in different areas of social...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Positive Outcomes
    By - AIL Staff - Project Leaders
    One of the participants of an AIL leadership workshop said, “The workshop was very interesting and everything I learned was new information for me.  I think it is essential for everyone to attend this workshop, especially those who work in offices, teachers, and as civil society employees.  By attending this...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Five Reason's 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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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century 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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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has received 8 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    Applying what she had learned in her AIL leadership class, Fariba tells how she helped one of her classmates: Fariba says, “I know a girl who was a student of high school, but unfortunately her relatives and family did not like her going to school and finally they stopped her. One day, she secretly came to school and...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Summer Update 2010
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    The Afghan Institute of Learning schedules and holds leadership and democracy workshops in several provinces throughout the year. Participants learn an awareness of their human rights, the meaning of democracy, how they can participate in their society and hold elected leaders accountable, how they themselves can serve...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Summer Update 2010
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    The Afghan Institute of Learning schedules and holds leadership and democracy workshops in several provinces throughout the year. Participants learn an awareness of their human rights, the meaning of democracy, how they can participate in their society and hold elected leaders accountable, how they themselves can serve...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century 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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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Spring Update
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    In 2009, AIL held 18 leadership and democracy workshops in Afghanistan for 570 participants. The objectives of the leadership workshops include increasing awareness among Afghans of their human rights, the meaning of democracy, how they can hold their elected leaders accountable, how they themselves can be accountable to...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century 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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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has received 12 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    A Special Giving Opportunity.....
    By - Sondra Johnson - Future Afghan Leaders 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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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century 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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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century 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 and received skills training in AIL schools, centers and post-secondary programs. 27, 619...
    • 5 years ago
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    • Pam
      Pam This is certainly AIL's most inspiring project. I love to see Afghans taking charge to transform their communities!
      • 4 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    May 2009 Update
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    AIL recently received an update from Hafisa, a young woman that had taken classes at a Women’s Learning Center in rural Herat, Afghanistan. As a teenage girl, Hafisa began going to the WLC in her village where she became literate and learned to sew. In all of her classes, the teachers talked about human rights,...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Update on AIL Leadership Programs
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    During 2008, AIL held 16 leadership workshops in Afghanistan for 520 participants. The objectives of the leadership workshops include increasing awareness among Afghans of their human rights, the meaning of democracy, how they can hold their elected leaders accountable, how they themselves can be accountable to the...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has received 7 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Stories to Share
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    One success story illustrating how the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) not only trains women to support themselves but also empowers them to be leaders in their communities comes from one of AIL’s sewing and tailoring training courses in Herat. Parima was a student in one of AIL’s WLCs in Herat Province. Since...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Snapshot (2008) of the Leadership/Human Rights Project
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    Between January and July 2008, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) has held 8 Leadership workshops for 282 Afghan men and women in Herat and Kabul, Afghanistan and Peshawar, Pakistan. From these Leadership workshops, AIL has also developed Capacity Building workshops. From January to July 2008 AIL has held 4 Capacity...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has received 5 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Update of the Leadership/Human Rights Project—August 2007
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    In 2007, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) has held 10-day Leadership Workshops for 109 women and 35 men in Herat Province. Advanced Leadership and Capacity –Building Workshops have been held for 188 men and 91 women in Herat and Kabul Provinces. Participants included teachers, government workers and members of...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has received 7 donations
    • 8 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Annual Report
    By - Afghan Institute of Learning - AIL
    • 8 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Afghan Institute of Learning - AIL
    Between January and September 2006, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) has held 15 Leadership workshops for 449 Afghan men and women in Herat and Kabul, Afghanistan and Peshawar, Pakistan.
    • 8 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has received 25 donations
    • 9 years ago
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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century 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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  • Afghans Learn Leadership for the 21st Century has received 12 donations
    • 10 years ago
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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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Toc Dunlap

Executive Director
Dearborn, Michigan Afghanistan

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