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1 Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us 105/08/08 - 6:45pmeSlide - P4908 The Problem UNICEF estimates that there are 165 infant deaths out of every 1,000 live births (second only to Angola at 175) Child mortality in Afghanistan is also among the highest in the world, effecting almost 1 in every 4 children below the age of 5 years old ACF’s Mission To increase awareness and funding for the severe health crisis afflicting Afghan children as well as directly supply and distribute vaccines within Afghanistan. Latest News/Updates 2007: The Afghan Child Foundation received 501(c)(3) status as a non-profit charity by the U.S. Government. 2008: Raising money to supply vaccines to Afghan children. 2008: Coordinating efforts with the Afghan Ministry of Health ??? Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us

2 Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us 205/08/08 - 6:45pmeSlide - P4908 What your donation can accomplish (the numbers below are estimates, actuals to be provided within weeks): $25: Vaccinations for 5 Afghan children against the most prevalent diseases that cause death (measles, polio, DPT and BCG) $50: Vaccinations for 10 Afghan children $100 Vaccinations for 20 Afghan children $250: Vaccinations for 50 Afghan children $1,000: Vaccinations for 200 Afghan children $5,000: Vaccinations for 1,000 Afghan children Copy much of the donation form from Care’s website at: https://my.care.org/05/ /?qp_source= Link a button from to https://www.networkforgood.org/donate/process/expressDonation.aspx?ORGID2= http://www.networkforgood.org/Npo/fundraising/donations/direction.aspx https://www.networkforgood.org/donate/process/expressDonation.aspx?ORGID2= “The Afghan Child Foundation, Inc. is a United States-based non-profit organization incorporated in the State of New York as a 501(c)(3). Your contribution should be completely tax deductible, but please contact your tax advisor for specific advice related to your tax situation. “ Link to privacy policy on another page: –Our Privacy Policy  ACF respects and protects your privacy. We do not rent, sell or trade your personal information with any other companies. Your personal information is not shared with any third parties other than those we contract to assist us in maintaining and managing our data. We do not authorize any of those third parties to make any other use of your information. ACF may divulge personal information if such information is required to comply with any valid legal process, such as a subpoena, search warrant, statute or court order, or if ACF believes that the information provided has been used to commit unlawful acts or acts that may endanger the health or safety of others.  ACF gathers certain types of personal information in an effort to improve your experience and to communicate with you about our activities and services. For privacy purposes, all personal information gathered on our website is stored on a secure server. If at any time you would like us to remove you from our or postal mailing lists, feel free to contact us via . Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us

3 Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us 305/08/08 - 6:45pmeSlide - P4908 For more information, click on the links below to download the documents 2000 Afghanistan - Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS2) - Vol. 1 Situation Analysis of Children and Women in the East of Afghanistan (Sept 2001) (PDF) Moving Beyond 2 Decades of War: Progress of Provinces – Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey – Afghanistan (PDF) Maternal Mortality in Afghanistan: Magnitude, Causes, Risk Factors and Preventability Summary Findings - November 6, 2002 (PDF) The State of the World’s Children 2004 (PDF) USAID Afghanistan Health Program (PowerPoint) {DO WE WANT TO INCLUDE THE ACF POWERPOINT PRESENTATION?} Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us

4 Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us 405/08/08 - 6:45pmeSlide - P4908 Past Projects Fact finding trips to Afghanistan Receipt of non-profit 501(c)(3) status Current Projects Proof of concept distribution of vaccines within Afghanistan within limited communities/ channels to assess most efficient processes as well as obstacles to overcome –In process of procuring appropriate vaccines –Estimated distribution date: Fall 2008 Future Projects Vaccine distribution scale-up (larger/regional/national distribution) Offering healthcare provider services (basic medical attention from physicians and nurses) Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us

5 Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us 505/08/08 - 6:45pmeSlide - P4908 Background In late 2004, an idea to establish a private foundation to address infant and child mortality in Afghanistan was conceived. Subsequently, primary and secondary research was conducted on the need for and feasibility of such an endeavor Discussions with healthcare experts within Afghanistan proved that the need exists for a private foundation to address infant and child mortality. It was also clear that UNICEF, WHO & the Afghan Ministry of Health will work with this foundation Healthcare expertise provided by: –Deputy Health Minister – Dr. Abdullah Sherzai –UNICEF Chief of Health and Nutrition – Dr. Chris Hirabayashi –World Health Organization (WHO) Head of Child Health Promotion – Dr. Ahmed Shadoul –{Dr. Basir Zikria, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital} Partnerships/Alliances The Columbia Law School Non-Profit / Small Business Clinic {Sidley Austin or White & Case ?} Team Board of Directors –Jemal Dean Zikria (President) Dean began work at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in 2003 as a Director Team Leader in the U.S. Planning & Business Development department. He has since been promoted to the Head of Strategy (Senior Director) for the Cardiovascular & Metabolics Business Unit in the U.S. (known as Pratt), a division with about $7 Billion in annual revenues. Previous to Pfizer, Dean worked as the Vice President of Strategy & Business Development for McKesson’s market leading healthcare software subsidiary in Atlanta, Georgia, where he developed strategy for the division and its 20+ sub-business units. Prior to that, Dean was the Director of eCommerce Business Development at McKesson’s headquarters in San Francisco where he put together various joint ventures and deals that leveraged internet technology. Before his work in corporations, Dean had experiences with a bio-pharmaceutical start-up, medical research at Columbia University, Accenture Consulting and Deloitte Consulting’s Braxton Healthcare Strategy Practice. Also, through his early work in medical research & technology, Dean has been granted three U.S. patents (either as the sole inventor or co-inventor). Dean attended Rutgers University where he received a BS in Biology and an MBA in Strategic Management as well as being on the Varsity Football Team. Dean now resides in Old Greenwich, Connecticut with his wife, Dana, and their two young children – Nadia and Gavin. –Laila Afridi (Secretary) Bio blurb to come –Steven Krause (Treasurer) When Steve’s former roommate, Dean, suggested the Afghan Child Foundation, he jumped at the chance to make a difference. Together, they got the project started and here we are today. Steve is currently an attorney with White & Case and is admitted to the bar in New York and Massachusetts. Previous to White & Case, Steve worked in consulting, finance, and corporate management. He has spent time with companies ranging from major financial services institutions to internet start-ups as well as running a toy company. Steve received a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, an M.B.A. in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from the Anderson School at UCLA, and an B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University, all with honors. Steve now resides Manhattan with his wife, Amy, and their two young children. –Roxanne Hill (Director) –Bio blurb to come Board of Advisors –Currently in process of forming/recruiting the BOA –{Do we have any?} Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us

6 Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us 605/08/08 - 6:45pmeSlide - P4908 Emergency Relief {what’s the difference in the categories} The Red Cross (http://www.redcross.org) War Child (http://www.warchild.org.uk/projects_1.asp?LocationID=141) General Health, Education, Welfare Action Against Hunger (http://actionagainsthunger.org/programs/afghanistan.html) Care (http://www.care.org/careswork/projects/cindex_1.asp) Doctors of the World (http://www.doctorsoftheworld.org/default.cfm) Doctors Without Borders (http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/news/afghanistan.cfm) Green Village Schools (http://www.greenvillageschools.org/) Humanitarian Assistance for Women and Children (http://www.hawca.org/) IMC Worldwide (http://www.imcworldwide.org/pr_PR AfghanTrain.shtml) Measles Initiative (http://www.measlesinitiative.org/countries/Afghanistan.asp) Save the Children (http://www.savethechildren.org/countries/asia/afghanistan.html) Unicef (http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/afghanistan_38508.html) Afghan Health, Education, Welfare Afghan Children Initiative (http://www.state.gov/g/wi/57274.htm) America's Fund for Afghan Children (http://www.whitehouse.gov/afac/) ChildLight foundation for Afghan Children (http://www.childlightfoundation.org/)http://www.childlightfoundation.org/ German Aid for Afghan Children (http://www.aid-for-afghan-children.de/) Help Afghan School Children Organization (http://www.help-afghan-school-children.org/) Help the Afghan Children (http://www.helptheafghanchildren.org/) WHO on Afghanistan (http://www.who.int/countries/afg/en/) WHO Afghan Immunization Data (http://www.who.int/immunization_monitoring/en/globalsummary/countryprofileresult.cfm?C='afg‘) About Afghanistan Shuhada Organization (http://shuhada.org/) U.S.-Afghanistan Reconstruction Council (http://us-arc.org/)http://us-arc.org/ World Factbook on Afghanistan (http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/af.html) Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (http://www.islamicrepublicofafghanistan.com/) Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us

7 Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us 705/08/08 - 6:45pmeSlide - P4908 Contact Information: The Afghan Child Foundation 51 Forest Avenue Suite 41 Old Greenwich, CT (917) Home How Can I Help? Facts & Figures Projects About ACF Related Links Contact Us


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