Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan

by Sahar Education
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Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
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Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan
Help Educate Women & Girls in Afghanistan

Summary

Since August 2021, the Taliban banned education for girls above 6th grade in Afghanistan. This put a stop to school projects in the region led by Sahar. Instead of giving up on the girls of the region, we have embraced new ways of working with local teachers and organizations to improve equity for girls in Afghanistan through multiple programs in partnership with local organizations. Current programs focus on literacy, computer skills, English, women's empowerment, sewing, and coding!

$300,000
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$71,500
remaining
767
donors
14
monthly donors
9
fundraisers
13
years

Challenge

On March 23, 2022, the Taliban reversed their decision to open girls' schools and continued the ban on girls' education above grade 6 indefinitely. Millions of girls are now banned from schools and long to resume their education. Currently, 80% of school-aged Afghan girls and young women - 2.5 million people are out of school. Nearly 30% of girls in Afghanistan have never entered primary education.

Solution

Sahar Education provides educational opportunities for girls in Afghanistan through trusted on-the-ground partners across the country. SAHAR programs offer vital skills in English, IT, Coding, and Tailoring alongside women's empowerment, literacy, and health training for girls and women in Mazar-i-Sharif and Kabul, Afghanistan.

Long-Term Impact

As the situation evolves in Afghanistan, Sahar Education continues to find innovative approaches to educate girls across the country. We have multiple programs running concurrently, including Underground TechSheroes, Threads of Change, and MPC. Graduates of our programs are able to pull their families out of poverty through the skills they learn and the community built. We are impacting communities one student at a time!

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Organization Information

Sahar Education

Location: Seattle, WA - USA
Website:
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Twitter: @SaharEducation
Project Leader:
Meetra Alokozay
Seattle , WA United States
$228,500 raised of $300,000 goal
 
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