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Birthing Center Complete!

The birthing center, an addition to the Behsood Medical Clinic is finished! AWAKEN must sustain the birthing center by providing salaries, equipment, and medication. With this new facility we will be able to serve: 1200 prenatal patients, 150 new mothers, and 200 infants each year. Please help us accomplish this goal by donating at or sending a donation to AWAKEN, ... Read More »

New Birthing Center

Muncie Sunrise Rotary Club joined forces with the Rotary Club of Jalalabad to develop and obtain a $71,300 grant for AWAKEN. One component of the three-part grant will be utilized to create a birthing center in the clinic. This new facility will allow AWAKEN to expand its services and greatly improve the safety of childbirth in rural Afghanistan. AWAKEN must sustain the ... Read More »

AWAKEN’s 14th Annual Fundraising Dinner

Please join us on April 16 to enjoy an evening of authentic Afghan cuisine and hear about the wonderful work AWAKEN is doing for the women and children of rural Afghanistan. Tickets are $40 for adults, $25 for college/high school students (with ID), and $15 for children 12 & under. More information is provided in the letter below. AWAKEN dinner invitation letter ... Read More »

40 Women Complete Vocational Training Program in 2015

Every year AWAKEN funds and organizes a vocational training program for Afghan women to become self-sufficient. This year it took place in Zerani Village in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. 40 women received literacy, hygiene, and tailoring training and went home with sewing machines and supplies. These women have very few belongings and they were so excited to have something of their own. ... Read More »

Holiday Greetings from the Founder

Dear Friends, As 2015 draws to a close, I want to wish you and your loved ones a happy holiday season and a beautiful and happy new year! As 2016 begins to dawn, it is a great time to reflect on what we have accomplished as a community this year, as well as the plans for the future. I would ... Read More »

13th Annual Fundraising Dinner – Sat, April 18, 2015 | 5:30 p.m.

AWAKEN’S 13th Annual Fundraising Dinner Saturday, April 18, 2015 | 5:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church | 4800 West Bradford Drive, Muncie, IN Please join us on April 18 to enjoy an evening of authentic Afghan cuisine and hear about the work AWAKEN is doing for the women and children of rural Afghanistan. One of our featured speakers – Khalid Fazly, ... Read More »

Interested in Donating an Item for Our Auction?

Do you have something interesting to donate to the Annual AWAKEN Charity Auction. So far, all sorts of interesting items have been donated. If you don’t have anything to donate then be sure to come to the dinner and bid on everything.   Call Gay Nation at 765-749-0451 or send an email to her at to arrange for the item ... Read More »

Rotary Club provides solar power for Behsood Health Clinic

AWAKEN has used a $3,620 Rotary District Grant to purchase and install a solar panel system for its Behsood Health Clinic in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan.  The grant awarded $1,810 from the District, matched by $1,810 from the Muncie Sunrise Rotary Club. The Behsood Health Clinic opened in 2008, and in 2013 alone it treated more than 16,000 patients ... Read More »

2013 Vocational Center

                         AWAKEN, Inc. – Afghanistan   With due respect, I would like to present my best regards to your high presence. You are kindly reported that the tailoring project in Qasem Abad village, Behsood district have been starting on the 20th of Oct-2013. All items which they were supposed ... Read More »

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