Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care

by Afghan Institute of Learning
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care
Save Afghan Women & Children with Health Care

Project Report | Mar 9, 2020
Community Health Workers

By Elizabeth Appleyard | Program Officer

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In addition to clinic operations, AIL runs 14 Community Health Worker (CHW) posts, training the workers and supporting them.  Each CHW team has two members, a male and a female.  CHWs give first aid, provide prescribed contraceptives, care for pregnant women, work with malnourished children and their mothers and give health education as well as referring villagers to clinics. 

The CHW program has been very successful in being a point of triage taking care of some things that do not need clinic care. This has relieved clinic patient volume as well as spreading health education which helps prevent illness in the first place.   Since they are trusted local people, patients are more likely to seek further medical treatment with their recommendation, which is a great help in these rural communities. In 2019, CHWs made 37,912 visits to families.

Thank you for your support.

AIL is working towards:

SDG Goal 3 – Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all ages.

SDG Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

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Organization Information

Afghan Institute of Learning

Location: Dearborn, Michigan - USA
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Twitter: @AIL_ngo
Project Leader:
Sakena Yacoobi
Founder & CEO
Dearborn , Michigan United States
$171,534 raised of $200,000 goal
 
2,102 donations
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