2017

Ayenda Foundation’s 12th Annual Benefit Dinner at the Embassy of Finland

03.22.2017 – Ayenda Foundation celebrated its 12th Annual Benefit Dinner at the Embassy of Finland, hosted by H.E. Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi.

The Foundation brought together U.S. Officials, members of Congress, Media partners, corporations, longstanding friends and supporters and the Diplomatic community.

Mrs. Shamim Jawad, Founder and President of Ayenda Foundation welcomed the guests and thanked Ambassador Kauppi for hosting the wonderful event at their beautiful embassy. She said, “We are grateful for Finland’s assistance for girl’s education, women empowerment, rule of law, the reform of Justice sector, protection of human rights and good governance.  In the past 15 years, Finland has provided Afghanistan with over $30 million Eur per year for such crucial projects.

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2015

 Ayenda Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

10.19.2015 – Ayenda Foundation celebrated its 10th years of progress in educating Afghan children in a big ceremony at the Residence of Ambassador of Japan, H.E. & Mrs. Kenichiro Sasae.

The milestone celebration brought together the Diplomatic Community, U.S. Officials, members of Congress, Media partners, corporations and longstanding friends and supporters.

The Founder and President of Ayenda Foundation, Mrs. Shamim Jawad, welcomed the guests and thanked Ambassador and Mrs. Sasae for hosting Ayenda’s 10th Anniversary at their most magnificent residence and for their warm hospitality and friendship.

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2014

Ayenda Foundation’s Ninth Annual Benefit Dinner at the Embassy of Italy

10.06.2014 – Ayenda Foundation celebrated its 9th Annual Benefit Dinner at the Embassy of Italy hosted by H.E. Ambassador and Mrs. Claudio Bisogniero.

The Foundation brought together U.S. Officials, members of Congress, Media partners, corporations, longstanding Friends and supporters and the Diplomatic community committed to this mission.

Mrs. Shamim Jawad, Founder and President of Ayenda Foundation welcomed the guests and thanked Ambassador Bisogniero and Mrs. Laura Denise for hosting the wonderful event at their magnificent embassy. She said, “Our people are proud of their very longstanding friendship with Italy.

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2013

Ayenda Foundation’s Eighth Annual Benefit Dinner at the Residence of the Swiss Ambassador

10.09.2013 – Ayenda Foundation held its 8th Annual Benefit dinner at the Residence of the Swiss Ambassador, under the patronage of E.H. Manuel Sager and his wife

Christine Sager on October 9, 2013. His Excellency President and Mrs. de Lazoda of Bolivia, Ambassador Claudia Fritsche of Liechtenstein, Mrs. Ellen Noghes of Monaco, Congressman Ed Royce and Marie Royce, Congressman Joseph Crowley and Kasey Crowley, Congressman John Dingell and Debbie Dingell, Congressman John McGovern and Lisa McGovern and many other prominent friends of Ayenda Foundation were in attendance to celebrate the Foundation’s accomplishments and support the children of Afghanistan.

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2012

Ayenda Foundation’s Seventh Annual Benefit Dinner at the Residence of the UK Ambassador

10.10.12 – The Ayenda Foundation hosted its annual benefit dinner at the residence of the British Ambassador, Sir Peter Westmacott, to promote the welfare, education, and development of Afghanistan’s youth. The Foundation brought together U.S. Officials, Media partners. and the Diplomatic community committed to this mission, including Ambassador Rudolf Bekink of the Netherlands, Ambassador Claudia Fritsche of Lichtenstein, Ambassador Gilles Noghes of Monaco, Ambassador Stuart Holliday, and Leslie Schweitzer, Chair of Friends of the American University of Afghanistan.

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2011

10.26.2011 –Ayenda Foundation’s Sixth Annual Benefit Dinner

2010

10.23.2010 – Shamim Jawad, President of Ayenda Foundation, Hosts Benefit Gala with Special Guest Khaled Hosseini

2009

6.23.09 – 9.20.09 – Afghanistan’s Hidden Treasures

3.22.09 – New Learning Center Opens in Bamiyan

2.25.09 – Ayenda Awareness Reception in Houston

2008

05.29.08 – Ayenda Foundation celebrated its Third Annual Benefit Dinner

2007

10.29.07 – The Ayenda Foundation Celebrates Second Anniversary

5.16.07 – Ayenda Benefit Dinner coverage at the Washington Life Magazine

3.2.07 – Qu Qu Qu Barge-e-Chinaar; Childrens’ Songs From Afghanistan

2006

3.16.06 – Ayenda, The Afghan Children Initiative Benefit Dinner – Said Tayeb Jawad, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States

3.16.06 – The Afghan Children Initiative Benefit Dinner – Shamim Jawad, Co-chair, Remarks