Source: Afghanistan Compilation from MEDCAPS & support operations for the Afghani families & children; during 3/3 India Co. Marines' 2004-05 combat deployment."
The fight for survival of hope & dignity...
We must help Afghanistan establish itself as a secure, stable country that poses no threat to itself or the Int'l Community. World donations in Afghanistan have been commendable... And tearful..
VIEW NATO Afghanistan 2009 report
NATO-ISAF (International Security Forces) involvement is to provide a supporting role in security, governance and development... With troop deployment, such as the French ISAF troop's push into the Tagab valley in Kapisa Province (2008)..And US forces, contributing to a stronger ISAF presence; and Canada's exceptional work in the southern province of Kandahar VIEW VIDEO... And many others.
We've opened up canal system for repair, enabling the repair of hospitals, opening of schools, and elections. Of newly registered, almost 1.7 million were women!
(Nangarhar Province; 1.11.09)
Nangarhar Province; January 11, 2009
Reps, Elders, and PRT staff participate in a ceremony to mark the start of construction of a school for girls in the Behsood District...
Gates: NATO allies expect Afghanistan progress: read.
Mentoring teams of ISAF SCR/Strategic Advisory Group ANA Status Report 2009; 2 Teams of between 20 and 40 military experts embedded with ANA units to hone basic operational skills and professionalize the Afghan units.
The following sections provide an overview of the agriculture and rural development, energy and transport sectors together with a brief snapshot of some projects. 2009 report
Spanish Development Agency… To develop abundance in agriculture, while fighting against rural plagues… And Canada (CIDA) invests in the Arghandab Irrigation Rehabilitation Project, training forces to defend themselves, and much, much, more….
Finally signs of Economic Growth in Helmand… As the UK Department for International Development (DFID) is helping farmers to grow other crops.
My charity USAID!! sponsored agri-business park; also due to open at the airfield site in 2009, as part of the same project.
Update: Tribute to two British Soldiers in the honor of their sacrifice.
The Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund
The largest single contributors to the Fund are the UK, US and Canada. Other donors include 15 European countries, the EC itself, Australia, India, Iran, Turkey, and the Gulf States. (Source: World Bank)