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NC4 delivers Situational Readiness solutions that empower government, non-profits and businesses with accurate, timely, actionable and secure information to manage uncertainty, providing 24x7 proactive incident information, the tools to coordinate complex data streams from multiple sources, and a common secure collaboration platform. NC4 is proud to support the Afghan Trusted Network and provide the secure member portal.
Afghan American Chamber of Commerce
The Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) facilitates U.S.-Afghan business, investment, and trade ties through its Matchmaking Conferences and related activities, serves the interests of its members through various programs, and advocates for a free and open market economy in Afghanistan to strengthen U.S.-Afghan economic relations.
Grossman Burn Foundation
The Grossman Burn Foundation's mission is to promote effective, sustainable solutions for the comprehensive treatment, care, and support of burn survivors and their families here in the US as well as Afghanistan and other critical countries.
Technologists, Inc.'s mission is to build strong foundations both in physical infrastructure and in human capacity. Ti delivers excellent results for its clients and partners and makes lasting improvements in the communities we serve. Ti projects enable people to reach their potential and to live more secure and productive lives. TI is guided by the core belief that human beings create wealth through hard work and learning from experience and that societies advance when individuals work together, building on the foundations of those who came before. Given the right tools, training, and incentives, people everywhere can achieve greater prosperity for themselves, their families, and generations to come.
Canada Afghanistan Business Council
Canada Afghanistan Business Council facilitates bilateral trade and businesses opportunities between Canada and Afghanistan to create prosperity and development, and bridge gaps and overcome obstacles that may hinder investment and/or business prospects for Canadian and Afghan Businesses and Investors.
Afghan Sports Federation
Afghan sports Federation (ASF) is a non-profit organization based in Fairfax, Virginia area, for the benefit of amateur sports among the Afghan male and female youth and adults at every level of excellence in the United States and the world. ASF was formally established in 1998 by a group of Afghan soccer players and enthusiasts in the Metropolitan Washington DC area.
For disaster response, humanitarian assistance, or interim base operating support services, DynCorp's Contingency Response Services can serve the local government agencies with rapid task order award, efficient project mobilization, and working along side in-country partners...
Roots of Peace
Roots of Peace works to unearth dangerous landmines in war-torn countries, empowering local communities to build sustainable crops on land once too dangerous to traverse, transforming scars of conflict into roots of peace.
2011 Afghan Leadership Symposium:
The 2011 Afghan Leadership Symposium was held on Thursday, May 19, 2011 in Washington, DC, co-hosted by League for Hope and Pepperdine University. Led by Honorary Chairman Ms. Doris Buffet, Founder and President of the Sunshine Lady Foundation, and co-chaired by Mrs. Fatema Laya Bayat, President of the Bayat Foundation, Ms. Caroline Firestone, President New Hudson Foundation. The symposium helped identify practical tools to empower widows, mothers and children of Afghanistan. Co-hosted by Jessica Kruvant, Creative Associates International, Diana Rowan Rockefeller, Afghan Women Leaders Connect and Hon. David Aufhauser, Williams & Connelly, the event brought together a number of experts and stakeholders committed to using existing networks to leverage assets and capabilities in innovative ways that bring value and empower the women of Afghanistan. Click here for a draft invitation and agenda, and click here for the symposium summary.
2009 Afghan Symposium
On June 30, 2009, over 120 stakeholders from the private, public and non-profit sectors met in Washington, DC to outline best practices that can help leverage on-going projects and collaborations to strengthen the foundation for a civil society in Afghanistan. Please click here to download a copy of the transcript, and click here to download a copy of the best practices. The first edition of the Afghan Trusted Network white paper can be downloaded by clicking here, which identifies these best practices and outlines the recommendations of the stakeholders.
AfTrustNet Member Appointed General Counsel to AU in Kabul
R. Michael Smith has accepted a position as General Counsel and Executive Assistant to the President of the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul effective November 15, 2009. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce and a Committee of 100 Member for the Bayat Foundation and a charter member of the Afghan Trusted Network project. Founded in 2006, The American University of Afghanistan is the country's only independent, private, non-profit, non-sectarian, co-educational institution of higher learning,
Faryab Orphanage and School Dedicated
The Bayat Foundation: The new Bibi Fatima Zahra School for Orphans was dedicated by Chairman Ehsan Bayat of the Bayat Foundation on October 30, 2009, the sixth new or reconstructed school for orphans built as part of the Bayat Foundation's commitment to Afghanistan's children. The facility is located in Maimana in the northern Afghan province of Faryab. With a total area of 13,000 square feet, the building consists of 12 classrooms, conference rooms, a dining room, store, laboratory, toilets and advanced drainage and electrical systems that meet international standards. The Bibi Fatima Zahra School for Orphans is designed to house 350 orphans who will attend classes in a well-constructed building for the first time, and was made possible by donors from across the United States, Canada and Europe. View more pictures...
Building a Regional Tuberculosis Clinic
Marigold Fund: Construction is almost complete for the central outpatient clinic, office and distribution center for coordinating TB treatment in Takhar province. The provincial coordination is a joint effort between the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and the World Food Program (WFP). The facility which currently houses the regional program, and Marigold’s management of this project will ensure best practices in TB clinic design and construction are utilized. Substantial fundraising efforts are underway to complete the project.
Afghan Reconstructive Surgery and Burn Center
Grossman Burn Foundation: The Grossman Burn Foundation in partnership with Direct Relief International opened a nonprofit reconstructive surgery and burn center in Kabul, Afghanistan in December 2008. This facility will help numerous burn victims awaiting treatment, in addition to making available quality medical treatment for injured military personnel awaiting transport back to the States. In 2008, Dr. Peter Grossman helped to develop a software program that will allow photographs of burn victims in remote places to be transmitted in real-time over satellite connections to a secure website that may be accessed by burn surgeons anywhere in the world, a new brand of “telemedicine” that creates the ability to view and make rapid assessments of burn victims as never before. The Grossman Burn Foundation is in the process of creating a humanitarian assistance “How To” manual for nonprofit, NGO's and humanitarian organizations worldwide on how to obtain help, step by step, for individuals in a critical situation.