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.  

(C) UNHCR

A MESSAGE FROM KHALED

(C) UNICEF

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.

(C) UNHCR

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. 

(C) EUSA

EMERGENCY USA

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.

(C) GPFA

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.

(c) AWEC

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.

(C) AIL

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.

(C) AMOR

ALIIANCE 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 HOPER 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.

(C) CIC

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.

(C) TIE

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.

(C) EMBRACE

EMBRACE

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

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.  

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.

ABOUT US

The Khaled Hosseini Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides humanitarian relief and shelter to families, economic opportunity for women, and healthcare and education for children in Afghanistan.

CONTACT

408-904-7175

 

The Khaled Hosseini Foundation

5655 Silver Creek Valley Rd., #203

San Jose, CA 95138

 

info@khaledhosseinifoundation.org

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