Training of Afghan Women Health Professionals

$1,471 $5,129
Raised Remaining


Improving the health of Afghan families today through health education and investing in a healthier tomorrow for Afghanistan by training women to be health professionals, midwives, and vaccinators

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

During the last 24 years of war, pressing health needs of 8 million refugees and 10 million in Afghanistan have been unmet, with women and children at most risk. Creating Hope International's project partner, the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL), has been working to meet the health needs of 100,000 Afghan women and children annually in Afghanistan.

How will this project solve this problem?

To train 30 Afghan women as health professionals.

Potential Long Term Impact

Outcomes include lessening the severe shortage of Afghan female health professionals. Graduates of the program will work in clinics for Afghan women and children, examining patients, providing midwifery and nursing services.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $1,471

Funding Policy: subsidized/guaranteed

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $1,471 as of May 12, 2004.  The original project funding goal was $6,600.

Additional Documentation

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


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Thanks to 8 donors like you, a total of $1,471 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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