MEET OUR GRANTEES
Our grantees provide essential humanitarian aid in Afghanistan. They give shelter, healthcare, education, and economic opportunities to families, focusing on women and children.
U.S. FUND FOR UNICEF
TKHF provides support for UNICEF's "Let us Learn" program focusing on Accelerated Learning Centers providing education to almost 3,000 students.
UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER ON REFUGEES
Since 2008 TKHF has provided over $1 million to UNHCR to build shelters in Afghanistan for the homeless and repatriation grants for those returnees resettling in Afghanistan after living for years as refugees in other countries. TKHF has provided homes for over 3,200 men, women and children.
AWWP (C) ELLIE KEALEY
AFGHAN WOMEN'S WRITING PROGRAM
Writing workshops allow women the opportunity to express themselves in ways not previously available to them. The program carries the voices of Afghanistan's women to the world with poems and essays published in an online magazine and read by thousands of people around the world.
The Maternity Center in Anabah is the only specialized and free facility in the area. It provides life saving obstetric and gynecological care to the women in the Panjshir Valley and has seen the birth of over 20,000 babies since it opened.
GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR AFGHANISTAN
Programs focus on working
with rural Afghans to create farm businesses that alleviate poverty, build sustainable livelihoods, and renew the environment. Afghan women have the opportunity to learn the entrepreneurial skills necessary to create farm businesses and build sustainable livelihoods.
GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN
Global Fund for Women's
programs focus on gender equality and human rights for women and girls around the globe. In Afghanistan, the Afghan Women's Education Center worked to provide
education to children and literacy to women. Literacy broadens the lives of women and affords them opportunities previously unavailable to them.
AFGHAN INSTITUTE OF LEARNING
While running a wide array of programs, The Afghan Institute of Learning's main endeavor remains education. Academic classes providing literacy, math and English skills at learning centers continue to be vital in providing opportunities for women and children to change the course of their lives.
ALLIANCE FOR MEDICAL OUTREACH AND RELIEF
Established in 2009, Afshar Hospital is a 100 bed facility that helps deliver almost 2,000 babies in a year. Their six community clinics provide vital interventional and preventative healthcare to areas undeserved or remotely located. One district's clinics provide care for almost 3,000 patients annually.
RRHF (C) KAREN WONG
RAZIA'S RAY OF HOPE FOUNDATION
The Zabuli Education Center
provides K-12 education to over 600 girls in the district of Deh'Subz, Afghanistan. The center is uniquely situated within walking distance of seven villages affording free quality education to girls ranging in ages from 4 to 22 years old.
WAW (C) LESLIE KNOTT
WOMEN FOR AFGHAN WOMEN
With a focus on human rights and as an advocate for women in Afghanistan, it operates a wide array of programs from family guidance centers to women's shelters and halfway houses. Its Children's Support Centers provide education, healthcare, psychological counseling, and a safe home for children of women imprisoned in Afghanistan.
CHILDREN IN CRISIS
Working in Afghanistan since 1997, Children in Crisis has been rebuilding Afghanistan's education system to provide all children the opportunity to go to school. Their accelerated learning centers allow children to catch-up on missed education. The intensive program provides students the full six years of a primary education in half the time.
TRUST IN EDUCATION
They support classes in 10 villages educating more than 1,000 students. They also provide scholarships to help sponsor the education of children who previously worked on the streets selling water or other small items in an attempt to help support their families. Through this sponsorship they are able to get the children off the streets and into the classroom.
Embrace provides infant warmers in conjunction with educational programs that address the root cause of neonatal hypothermia in Afghanistan. In 2015 Embrace became a program of Thrive Networks.
GOODWEAVE(C) U. Roberto Romano
GoodWeave is working diligently to end child labor in the handmade rug industry. In Afghanistan this translates to the opening and operation of an early education program in Balk province where there are large numbers of weavers. The center affords children the opportunity to receive an education, learn life skills including hygiene and receive sometimes the only hot meal they will have for the day.
(c) Kate Stegeman / MSF
MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES/ DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS (MSF)
MSF has been in Khost since 2012 and its Khost Maternity Hospital delivers 23,000 babies every year. Its 83-bed hospital handles approximately 50% of all deliveries in the province.
AFN (C) Humaira Ghilzai
AFGHAN FRIENDS NETWORK
The Khurasan Learning Center provides supplementary education to girls in grades 7-12 in math, physics, chemistry and English. The center has approximately 400 girls enrolled in its programs in Ghazni province.
(c) Afghan Connection
Since 2002, Afghan Connection has funded 46 school constructions and renovated 83 schools in Afghanistan, providing education for approximately 75,000 students. TKHF supports its Community Based Education Program in Takhar Province.
THE LAMIA AFGHAN FOUNDATION (LAMIA)
Since 2008, Lamia has been providing aid to Afghanistan ranging from the delivery and distribution of over 3.5M lbs of humanitarian aid to educational projects. TKHF helps support Lamia's work with amputee children. Lamia works with two organizations to help provide custom made and fitted prosthetics to children in Afghanistan.
MORNING STAR DEVELOPMENT
In 2002, Morning Star Development opened the Tangi Saidan Community Center to serve the rural community south of Kabul. The community center provides a wide range of services from healthcare and education to social interaction and a sports center. TKHF helps fund its healthcare initiatives. The center sees roughly 29,000 patients a year.
A MESSAGE FROM KHALED