Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters

 
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    September Update from AIL
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Dear Friends, Thank you for your continued support of AIL’s efforts to help those devastated by the natural disasters which have taken place in Pakistan over the last few years. Since our last report, the AIL staff have not been able to provide further assistance, as the amount of donations is not enough to warrant a...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has received 14 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    More Great News from the Afghan Institute of Learning
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    So many wonderful things have happened for the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) in the last few weeks, and we’re very excited to share a few of them with you.  First, on Tuesday the Executive Director of AIL, Sakena Yacoobi received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Princeton University. The official...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    AIL is now blogging at Huffington Post!
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    The Afghan Institute of Learning is very excited to have been given the opportunity to blog at Huffington Post! Our first blog about the Women’s Networking Movement taking place in some of AIL’s centers has been posted. The Women’s Networking Movement is taking place in about 30 of AIL’s centers,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Flood Survivor Families to Receive Distribution
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    Thanks to many donations to our project in the past several months, AIL Pakistan is now preparing to make another distribution to flood survivor families in the Northwest Province of Pakistan (NWFP).  AIL staff has been identifying families that continue to need assistance and also identifying what they most...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Happy Holidays from CHI and AIL
    By - Alison Hendry - Program Administrator
    The Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) and Creating Hope International (CHI) would like to wish you and yours the happiest of holiday seasons.  As you celebrate with those you love, please take a moment to look at CHI’s yearly newsletter, which we’ve attached to this report. As you will see, 2012 has been a...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Waiting for Funds to Distribute Aid
    By - Alison Hendry - Project Administrator
    Thank you for all you have contributed towards AIL’s goal of helping those effected by the intense flooding in Pakistan. While the conditions are still challenging, AIL is seeing positive changes in the lives of those that it works with.  Once again this fall, there has been devastating flooding in areas of...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has received 24 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Update on Pakistan Disaster Relief Project
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    Thank you for your continued interest in and support of families affected by the Pakistan floods of 2009. All of the funding that has been donated to date has been used with the survivors who are continuing to face hardships. AIL will continue to identify those families that are still in need of assistance, and will serve...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    April Distribution
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    On April 2, 2012, the staff of the Afghan Institute of Learning’s Peshawar Office traveled to Katcha Gari to provide dry milk to 58 Afghan Refugee families that were victims of the flood.  They report that these families are still facing many difficulties with inadequate housing, food, clothing, etc.  They...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Assistance Continues Thanks to You
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    We are very grateful for those you who continue to recognize that there are many survivors of the flood  who are still without sufficient food and shelter. With the amount of funds that were raised in the last few months, the AIL Office in Peshawar intends to help 58 families who are still suffering from the ...
    • 2 years ago
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    • Danish Majeed
      Danish Majeed Guys your really doing A great work may god bless you.
      • 2 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    The Struggle Continues
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    The victims of the devastating flood in 2010 are still living in makeshift shelters and still trying to rebuild their lives.  The Afghan Institute of Learning hopes to make another distribution in early 2012 to these families.  As you may remember, 250 families were served in 2011, but there is so much work...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    AIL Staff Provides Details
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    In a more detailed report on the April distribution sent by the staff of the Afghan Institute of Learning’s Peshawar Office, AIL staff wrote that they traveled to a location approximately 210 km from Peshawar to help flood victims in the area.  They describe the area as full of very honest, friendly hard-working...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has received 28 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Continuing Aide
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    In April, 2011, another 250 families, who were victims of the flood were served by the AIL Staff from Peshawar; with at least 6 in each family, this means that at least 1500 persons benefited.  Water coolers and floor mats were distributed to each of these families.  The staff reports that the families still...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    More than 250 Families Assisted
    By - AIL Staff - Project Leaders
    In early 2011, the AIL Peshawar office was able to distribute blankets and floor coverings to over 250 families who were flood victims in the very poor village of Charsada.  During the distribution there was a very calm and friendly environment.  The people were very glad and thankful to AIL for helping...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Update on Flood Survivor Delivery
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    On October 27, 2010, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) Peshawar staff delivered  blankets and floor coverings to 250 families living in the Sawari gari Dawood  in Nowshara, Pakistan.  Each family received one blanket and one floor covering. Local authorities cooperated with AIL with the distribution of...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters 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...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters 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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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    AIL is presently focusing on providing assistance to flood survivors who are receiving little or nothing from outside sources.  The first delivery made by AIL was of food and utensils to Afghan refugee families near Peshawar who had lost everything.  AIL planned to deliver more needed items to the families but the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    Dear Supporters, We greatly appreciate your continued support for Help Desperate Families From Pakistan Disasters! Pakistan Update! We have already delivered a water container, utensils and dishes with food to 500 Afghan families (approximately 3500 people) in Zahkel refugee camps near Peshawar. The families have lost...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has received 73 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disaster
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    1252 Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters AIL is helping 500 Afghan families in Zahkel refugee camps near Peshawar who have lost everything in the recent flooding in Pakistan. UNHCR has provided each family with a tent and a cot. This week AIL will provide a water container and utensils and dishes with food...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters 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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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Spring Update
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    As funds come in, AIL evaluates the needs of Swat Valley refugees living in the Peshawar area. AIL plans to make another distribution of aid in late Spring. Other AIL Accomplishments in 2009 included: • AIL trained over 1,800 Afghan teachers in pedagogy subjects, leadership, human rights, and school health. These...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters 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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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    A Special Giving Opportunity.....
    By - Sondra Johnson - Afghan Refugees 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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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters 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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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has received 57 donations
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    August 2009 Update
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    The Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) continues to assist women and children earthquake survivors who have moved to Peshawar because they have no housing. AIL has one Women’s Learning Center, Zarghona Ana, which is dedicated solely to earthquake survivors; 280 females study in a variety of levels of literacy classes...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Swat Valley Conflict
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    Dear Globalgiving Donor, Thank you for donating to our project, Help Earthquake Survivors in Northern Pakistan. We appreciate the support we have received from you in the past, and we will continue to support those displaced by the earthquake in our Educational Learning Centers (as of May 2009 there were 302 people...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Update on Earthquake Survivor Programs
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    AIL continues to support people who were displaced during the earthquakes in October 2005. During 2008 AIL taught sewing and literacy skills to 691 in three Women’s Learning Centers (WLC) in Northern Pakistan. One of these learning centers was established specifically for those affected by the earthquake. Many of the...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has received 7 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    2008 Snapshot of Earthquake Program
    By - Alison Hendry - Administrative Assistant
    In October 2005, a devastating earthquake erupted in Pakistan, killing over 80,000 people and impacting over 4 million more people. The Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) staff in Pakistan began responding immediately to aid earthquake survivors by gathering blankets, cushions, and clothes in October 2005 and distributing a...
    • 6 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna wow - it's rare to get an update on a "disaster" that happened such a while ago. thanks.
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    • Sarro
      Sarro If the many of the people have left the area...how is AIL still helping them?This update is not very informative. The top part of this report looks like a "copy & paste" from previous "updates"...
      • 6 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has received 9 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Update of AIL’s Earthquake Project in Pakistan—August 2007
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    In April 2007, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) made a delivery of floor coverings to various communities in the earthquake areas. In Peshawar, displaced earthquake survivors continue to study in AIL schools and Women’s Learning Centers. There were 385 women studying literacy and skills classes in the centers and...
    • 7 years ago
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    • Sarro
      Sarro Too brief. Not enough details provided about how this has actually impacted the lives of the people. What kinds of skills are being taught, and which ones are most popular???
      • 7 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Annual Report
    By - Afghan Institute of Learning - AIL
    • 8 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Afghan Institute of Learning - AIL
    • 8 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has received 24 donations
    • 8 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Pakistan Earthquake Relief Project Grant Report
    By - Creating Hope International’s Project Partner - The Afghan Institute of Learning
    In October 2005, a devastating earthquake erupted in Pakistan, killing over 80,000 people and impacting over 4 million more people. AIL staff in Pakistan began responding immediately to aid earthquake survivors by gathering blankets, cushions, and clothes in October and a shipment of medicine from Direct Relief...
    • 9 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Batt Gram Trip Report
    By - Creating Hope International’s Project Partner - the Afghan Institute of Learning
    After a trip to the Batt Gram region of Pakistan on December 23, 2005, an AIL manager who was a member of the earthquake relief team submitted this report, which describes the devastation she observed, some of her reflections on the impact of this tragedy, and the relief activities of AIL.
    • 9 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters posted a progress report
    Balakot Trip Report
    By - Creating Hope International’s Project Partner - Afghan Institute of Learning
    Creating Hope International is partnering with the Afghan Institute of Learning to bring relief to victims of the recent earthquake in Pakistan. Staff of the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) in Pakistan is making regular trips from their base office in Peshawar to areas affected by the earthquake. They are delivering...
    • 9 years ago
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  • Help Desperate Families from Pakistan Disasters has received 62 donations
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Thanks to 190 donors like you, a total of $40,218 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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Sakena Yacoobi

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Dearborn, Michigan United States

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