Afghanistan Rural Information Network Expansion

by Equal Access International Vetted since 2014


Equal Access' satellite radios and broadcasts will provide rural Afghans with access to vital information about topics such as teacher training, human rights and land-mine awareness.

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Most Afghan communities have historically been isolated and therefore unable to receive vital health and education information. Equal Access’ radio broadcasts and leadership training services provide villagers with access to important development information. By expanding the range of information available to the most isolated and underserved populations, Equal Access encourages and enables the development of an informed, empowered and active community.


Just $1,200 provides one rural Afghan community with a reliable satellite radio, training for local village leaders and access to engaging and educational radio programs that focus on issues such as health, human rights, and teacher training.

Long-Term Impact

By promoting civic literacy and access to information, this project equips Afghans with tools to make informed decisions, thereby enabling communities to improve their economic conditions and make positive changes in their lives.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).



Organization Information

Equal Access International

Location: San Francisco, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Julia Westhoff
Executive Assistant
San Francisco, CA United States
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Thanks to 13 donors like you, a total of $1,200 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Wonderful!

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