Transform Lives of 70,000 Afghan Adolescent Girls

 
$23,974
$74,026
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Feb 27, 2012

Leadership Workshops Making Positive Changes

We are so pleased with the results and the transformation of young girl's minds when they attend the Leadership Workshops.  A young villager girl, who was a participant in one of AIL’s Leadership Workshops in 2011 said the following:

“Before I participated in the leadership workshop, I was not interested in what was going on in my country.  Since attending the workshop, I now listen to the news, not only about Afghanistan, but I also like to learn what is happening around the world.  Now I think about things like the presidential election and I try to make other girls and women at my school think about political activities and ways to help our people.  During the night, when I go to bed, I ask myself who I was before and how I have suddenly changed.  I was the kind of person that lived under the restriction of my parents, but now, not only have I changed the minds of my parents, but also many other girls listen to me and I can lead them in any direction I want.”

Please keep in mind that Wednesday, March 14, 2012 is Bonus Day through GlobalGiving.  Donations up to $1,000.00 will be provided with a 30% match.  The bonus allotment is $50,000.00 and the period runs from 12:01 AM EST until the funds are exhausted.  So, if you would like your donation to go a little further with the help of Global Giving, give early on March 14th.  Thank you!

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Project Leader

Sakena Yacoobi

Founder & CEO
Dearborn, MI Afghanistan

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