Today is Giving Tuesday! $150,000 in Matching funds are available for donations made to ALL our projects on GlobalGiving.
This campaign has proportional matching which ensures all projects receive some extra funds. New recurring donations set up today (active for 4 months) get up to US $200 per donor per organization matched at 100% (on the first month's gift).
Extra! Extra! The two projects below qualify for both TODAY'S proportional match and a 50% ADDITIONAL MATCH from the Safer World Fund at GG!! It's a Win-Win!
1155 Fast Tracking Education for Afghan Women and Girls
1073 Save Rural Afghan Women and Girls with Healthcare
Computing classes are always popular in Learning Centers where they are offered. Students are interested in the subject and see long term benefits as computing skills help them to secure jobs. There are 845 computer students studying at AIL Learning Centers.
Nadia is a Computer class student at a center in Herat. She said, “I have been in computer class for 5 months and I learned lots of new things and I am now a fully skilled computer programmer. Computer skills are extremely important and everyone needs to have them. I am so proud of myself, that I learned this skill and can work for my countrymen. Recently, I got a part- time job at a foundation for women. There I exchange emails and coordinate meetings for the board of directors. By earning money from my new job, I can buy whatever I need to have. I am also able to teach computer skills to my children, and don’t need to pay anyone else to do it. I really do love computers. I have also learned to communicate with my friends and promote my skills. Whenever a person can earn money she can live independently and support their family.”
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