Improving the health of Afghan families today through health education and investing in a healthier tomorrow for Afghanistan by training women to be health professionals, midwives, and vaccinators
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
During the last 24 years of war, pressing health needs of 8 million refugees and 10 million in Afghanistan have been unmet, with women and children at most risk. Creating Hope International's project partner, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL), has been working to meet the health needs of 100,000 Afghan women and children annually in Afghanistan.
How will this project solve this problem?
To train 30 Afghan women as health professionals.
Potential Long Term Impact
Outcomes include lessening the severe shortage of Afghan female health professionals. Graduates of the program will work in clinics for Afghan women and children, examining patients, providing midwifery and nursing services.
Total Funding Received to Date: $1,471
Funding Policy: subsidized/guaranteed
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 $1,471 as of May 12, 2004. The original project funding goal was $6,600.