Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine

 
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine has received 13 donations
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $10,317 from an original funding goal of $35,000!
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    The Need Has Been Fulfilled
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    We are pleased to tell you that we have been able to fully fund this project through your donations and from other sources.  The hospital now has its x-ray machine and the patients it serves are much better off.  Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this project.  Should you be inclined to continue to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine 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...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    Making Progress on Funding
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    Slowly but surely we are making progress on the funding of this much needed equipment for the clinic.  We are at almost 30% of our goal.  So many patients will benefit from an x-ray machine being available to them.  During the last half of 2011, 12,219 patients were treated in this clinic.  We hope that...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    The Need is Great
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
      2011 Was such a wonderful year for the community that this hospital serves.  On average, more than 2200 people received medical services each month at the hospital.  How wonderful it would be to have the x-ray machine available to serve these patients.   Thank you to all of you who donated to this...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    More patients being seen
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director, Creating Hope International
    Visitors to the new hospital just keep increasing.  In August, 2306 patients were seen at the hospital.  The x-ray machine is desperately needed to adequately serve these patients.  It is heart-breaking to have to turn patients who need medical care away knowing that they will not be able to seek assistance...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    Increasing Demand
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director Creating Hope International
    Demand for services at the new hospital is increasing at an amazing rate.  In May, the hospital served over 2,200 patients.  The digital x-ray machine would serve so many people.  Currently, when x-rays are needed, the patient is referred to other hospitals or clinics, and many patrons aren’t in a...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine has received 22 donations
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    Making Progress on this Effort
    By - AIL Staff - Project Managers
    The new gynecological and surgical hospital in Herat was able to begin serving an average of 200 clinic patients per month in January of 2010 and celebrated the official opening of the hospital in February 2011.  Since the hospital was fully opened, it has served an average of 700 patients per month, doing so without a...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine 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...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine 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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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    Update
    By - Toc Dunlap - Executive Director
    Construction of the Herat Private Hospital was completed and clinic operations were begun in early 2010.  The Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) waited to begin surgeries until all permissions were obtained from the Afghan government.  The final signature was finally received in late October.  The hospital...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    Summer Update 2010
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    The Gynecological/Surgical Hospital in Herat, Afghanistan is now open. We still have an urgent need for a digital x-ray machine. This machine allows for a proper diagnosis with interaction with medical specialists from around the world for women and infants. Proper treatment will reduce the number of unnecessary deaths...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    Sakena Yacoobi honored for her work in health
    By - Toc Dunlap - Project Leader
    “Reach out to others and give a gift to yourself.” Sakena Yacoobi, founder and executive director of the Afghan Institute of Learning, urged the advanced degree graduates of Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California to “reach out to others and give a gift to yourself” in the process in her 2010 Commencement...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    Summer Update from the Afghan Institute of Learnin
    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...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine has received 22 donations
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine posted a progress report
    Spring Update
    By - Sondra Johnson - Project Administrator
    In 2010, the Afghan Institute of Learning will formally open the country’s first teaching Gynecological/Surgical Hospital in Herat, Afghanistan. An urgent need for proper maternal medical care is a digital x-ray machine. Once purchases, this machine will allow for proper diagnosis and medical consultations from around the...
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  • Our Doctors Need an X-Ray Machine has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Sakena Yacoobi

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Dearborn, Michigan United States

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