Help Afghan Women Deliver Healthy Babies Safely

by Afghan Institute of Learning
Vetted

Summary

Help reduce high maternal and infant mortality rates with reproductive health care and education. Give 12,000 women antenatal and postnatal care, protecting their health during pregnancy and delivery.
$24,831
total raised
232
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

It is dangerous giving birth in Afghanistan! An alarming number of Afghan women and babies die during pregnancy and delivery. Most women deliver babies at home without the assistance of trained medical staff. AIL offers lifesaving healthcare to pregnant women and babies through its clinics. AIL also educates women about their reproductive health so that they can make healthy and safer choices during pregnancy and delivery.

Solution

12,000 Afghan women will receive antenatal and postnatal care, midwifery care, family planning, education on women's reproductive health, delivery kits for home birth, and intervention for high-risk pregnancies and births.

Long-Term Impact

Thousands of women who could have lost their lives or their newborns during pregnancy and delivery will be saved. Women will learn how to prevent complications during pregnancy and delivery and protect their long-term reproductive health.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.creatinghope.org
Creating Hope International
Wonderful Video about AIL and Life in Afghanistan

Organization Information

Afghan Institute of Learning

Location: Dearborn, Michigan - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.afghaninstituteoflearning.org
Project Leader:
Sakena Yacoobi
Dearborn, Michigan United States

Funded Project!

Thanks to 232 donors like you, a total of $24,831 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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