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Creating Hope International (CHI) supports local organizations that improve the daily lives of the poor and vulnerable. We assist Dr. Sakena Yacoobi and the Afghan Institute of Learning in Afghanistan and the Bon community in India.

www.creatinghope.org Tax ID 38-3288402


CHI was founded in 1996 and is a Michigan based non profit with 501(c)3 status. We work with local grassroots organizations to help them respond to local problems. We invest in community action that builds sustainable education and health resources. 

CHI supports: 

Sakena Yacoobi's NGO the Afghan Institute of Learning which provides education and health programs as well as legal aid, culture revival, emergency aid and training in peace, leadership, democracy, human rights. AIl reaches 400,000 people each year.

Sakena Yacoobi's private Afghan enterprises 2 schools in Herat, 2 in Kabul and a Herat radio station. The schools serve over 2,000 students and the radio station reaches millions of Afghans.

The Tibetan Bon community in Dolanji, India. The Bon Center cares for 230 youth some of whom are orphans as well as 80 Bon families and hundreds of local Indian families. The center includes a school, health center and living accomodation.