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Achievements

TOGO

In January 2016, AIA crew travelled to Togo and Burkina Faso in Africa.
  • Four Community centres have been built.
  • One big school built – accommodates 400 students with four teachers in place.
  • 20 water wells built with thousands of people benefitting from them.
  • Cost of project: $130,000.

BURMA

The AIA Volunteers travelled to Burma in December 2013:
  • Activities carried out were providing basic needs & facilities, hiring three builders to build basic shelter, providing all materials, needed to carry out building.
  • Built school for the kids along with educational books, stationary and school needs.
  • We also provide an ongoing support ($60) to the families.
  • 25000 kg of rice distributed.
  • Toilets and showers built.
  • School built/extended.
  • New roof built for an orphanage.
  • Power connection to provide electricity for orphanage and medical support.

In June 2016, AIA Crew attended areas of conflict and restricted areas in Myanmar.

  • $180,000 worth of aid was distributed in Arkan state targeted camps and isolated villages.
  • 2700 families received immediate benefits including food packs, cash handouts, rebuilding of houses and other medical assistance to people with disabilities.

GAZA

The AIA Volunteers travelled to Palestine in May 2015:
  • Family food relief boxes bought and distributed at a cost of $50,250.
  • Reached out to 4,300 individuals. Covered most need areas where people were living in schools, tents, and villages.
  • Sponsored eight orphans for a full year. Cost $6,000.
  • Sponsored a school for all books required for the year. Cost $5,000.
  • 30 x 5000 Litres Steel water tanks on major roads. Cost $40,000.
  • Sponsored 50 young newly married couples. Cost $6,000.

SYRIA

AIA is committed to sending $2,000 per week to Syria to help alleviate hunger, poverty and dire needs.

A crew of three AIA volunteers travelled to Syria in April 2014:

  • 3250 family food relief boxes bought and distributed in Aleppo, Idleb and Damascus at a cost of $120,000.  Reached out to 15,000 individuals.
  • Covered most needed areas such as people living in schools, tents and villages.
  • Special project for orphans and widows.
  • 700kg of meat distributed to orphans and widows (10 large lambs purchased for $3,300 and slaughtered).
  • $2,000 cash handled out to families with special circumstances.
  • A factory leased for a year to commence studies in Reyhanli at a cost of $3,000.
  • Committed and working on expanding a school on the border of Turkey and Syria.

In February 2015, AIA organised “Syria Winter Appeal”:

  • Distribution took place in Idleb, Aleppo and Damascus.
  • Distributed 230 good quality blankets, 120 mattresses, 65 heaters including gas bottles, 500 litres of diesel fuel for heaters, 170 kids’ winter clothes.
  • A total of 40,000 was donated for the Winter Appeal.

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