Computer Training Scholarships for Afghans

by Afghan Institute of Learning


Provides 10 students scholarships for 6 months of computer training, a skill in demand in workplaces in Afghanistan. This project increases access to technology in a devastated yet developing country.

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Afghanistan is among the world’s least developed countries with limited technology or technically skilled people. It is vital for Afghans, especially women, to have information and communication technologies, the most powerful tools in the new globalized economy and a foundation for successful competition in the global market. Project partner, the Afghan Institute of Learning offers computer classes to about 65 students per month through its labs in Kabul and Herat, Afghanistan.


Scholarships for a 6 month computer training course will help 10 students develop technology skills. Women and men study typing, internet, Word, and Excel. Computer skills are an asset for people living within Afghanistan’s struggling economy.

Long-Term Impact

Computer training gives students a competitive edge while seeking employment. Most are hired immediately upon completing the course and are in high demand in the workplace. Others choose to go to college instead of entering the workforce right away.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).



Organization Information

Afghan Institute of Learning

Location: Dearborn, Michigan - USA
Website: http:/​/​

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Thanks to 10 donors like you, a total of $2,236 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Wonderful!

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