AEBT is a non-profit, secular organization, organized under California non-profit code for charitable, educational and health services, and primarily serves the Afghan people. AEBT is based in California and is registered in Alaska, as well as, in Kabul, Afghanistan, as a NGO.
AEBT Winter Clothing Drive
AEBT cooperated with TIE’s (Trust in Education) clothing drive for IDP camps May 2012
Responding to the death of 40 infants and children living in Afghanistan’s IDP camps during one weekend of extreme freeze in February, AEBT held an infant and children’s winter clothing drive in the San Francisco Peninsula in May 2012. The response from St. Denis Parish and The Los Altos Gymboree members resulted in the donation of over 60 large bags of children’s clothing being collected.
The clothing was incorporated into Budd MacKenzie’s TIE packing party in June. The screened and sorted clothing was packed and then trucked to a military base for a container shipment headed to Kabul. TIE’s on-ground staff organized the distribution to the IDP camps in the fall. see more
AEBT Humanitarian Mission
In May of 2008, on a humanitarian mission, three AEBT members traveled to Afghanistan . In conjunction and collaboration with the Mehraban Foundation who’s expertise is in building water wells around the country, AEBT members were able to assist in building few water wells in the of cities of Kabul and Jalalabad, as well as, in the some villages of the Nangarhar province.
The team also visited various orphanages and compounds-for- Afghans with disabilities throughout Kabul .
• Window of Hope Orphanage — $500 was donated to help with the needs of special kids and to support their orphanage. This orphanage has some disabled/handicapped children.
• Allah-o-dean & Tahye-aye-Maskan Orphanages are the larger government orphanages in Kabul . The team met with Mrs. Soraya Hakim, Director of all Government Orphanages and visited some of the classrooms where students were taught different skills. The team had a chance to see where the orphans slept and where they took their daily meals. The relief team donated funds to fix the windows at the orphanage. Also, 500 pairs of slippers were provided to these orphans.
• Disabled of Kabul – The team participated in distribution of wheel-chairs with the “Saba Foundation” that originally was responsible in importing the wheel-chairs form the USA . Over 100 such chairs were distributed in the Gazargah of Kabul only. More than 1,000 chairs were distributed throughout Afghanistan.
• Street Kids to School Project – The team helped enroll two young boys in school. They saw these young boys on the streets of Kabul polishing shoes to make a living. With the generosity and support of one Afghan family in the U.S, the need for the boys to make a living for the family was met and hence, the kids were able to attend school
During this trip, the AEBT members provided monetary and material assistance to some Afghans that needed it most. It was with your generous donations and contributions that we were able to accomplish all these tasks and help the needy.