Give Afghans a University Degree

by Afghan Institute of Learning
Aug 13, 2008

358 Give Afghans a University Degree

Gowhar Shad University now has four areas of study: computer science, business administration, health and teacher training. Computer science and business administration are in the College of Math and Computer Science, located at the university’s campus in Peshawar, Pakistan. Since January 2006, 65 students have graduated from the College of Math and Computer Science at Gawhar Shad University. The Business Administration degree was just added this year and is a four year degree. There are currently 62 student in the Business Administration course. Entrance exams for new students were given in July 2008.

In the area of health and teacher training, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) is offering a nurse/health educator/midwife course and an in-service master teacher training program through its institutes in Kabul, Afghanistan. Presently there are 46 women studying in the nurse/health educator/ midwife course. AIL now has 22 Master Teacher Trainers (MTT) in the Kabul and Peshawar offices who have received their MTT certificates and 15 teacher trainers in Kabul and Herat who are continuing their studies.

In the last 12 months, Gawhar Shad University has added a four year Business of Administration degree in addition to its three year degree in computer science. There are presently 127 students in the two colleges at the university. Entrance exams for new classes were given in July 2008.

  • Jan
    Jan I am Maruf Jan Jabarkhail, one of the BCS Degree graduated student of Gowhar Shad Begum University from Pesh Pak, not only me but all of our graduated students have problems to get Master Degree as our Bacher Degree is not recognized by neither Govt of Pakistan nor Govt of Afghanistan, so I will request Mrs. Sakina Yaqubi... Read more »
    • 4 years ago
    •  · 
  • To comment you need to login. Don't have an account? Create One.

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Afghan Institute of Learning

Location: Dearborn, Michigan - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
carolyn dunlap
Dearborn, Michigan United States

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Support another project run by Afghan Institute of Learning that needs your help, such as:

Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter
WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.