Our Mission

AWAKEN (Afghan Women's And Kids' Education & Necessities), Inc. strives to improve access to education, provide healthcare services, create vocational opportunities, and clean water & sanitation services to enable Afghan women and families to become literate, healthy, and self-sufficient.

Our Work


Serves 1,860 children and teens in grades 1 to 12.

Health Care

Cares for more than 36,000 patients every year

Afghan Women's And Kids' Education & Necessities

Women's Vocational Training
Clean Water & Sanitation

Provides more than 60 women each year vocational, literacy & hygiene training

Provide access to clean water and basic sanitation for rural communities in need

Annual Dinner converted to Boxed Dinner Fundraiser

After thoughtful consideration to ensure the safety of our guests and our community, our 18th Annual Fundraising Dinner event will now take place as a “Boxed Dinner Fundraiser” on Saturday, July 18 at the First Presbyterian Church from 4-7 PM. We will also be hosting a virtual live auction and marketplace, and our founder and president, Bibi Bahrami, will be giving a live keynote speech via Facebook on the day of. Click here to learn more!


Thank you as always for your continued support! 

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98% of your gifts go directly to our work in Afghanistan

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AWAKEN, PO Box 515, Yorktown, Indiana 47396