February 8th, 2016 Duvet Project
The Duvet Project is an effort led by the Afghan Peace Volunteers that gives duvets to destitute families in Kabul. It also gives women an opportunity to earn living wages for sewing duvets. Funds for the project go towards the supplies and sewing of the duvets.
Storage room filled with duvets
“Portraits from Kabul” by Carolyn Coe
“Pandora’s Hope” meets “Afghan Action” by Mary Dobbins
The Longest War: Afghan People Face… by Kathy Kelly
In Kabul, Widows and Orphans Move Up by Kathy Kelly
From Cowley Road to Kabul to the Afghan Peace Volunteers by Susan Clarkson
Why Not Warmth in Afghan Duvets? by Dr. Linda Sartor
There. Now You Are One of Us by John Dear
Dreaming of Duvets in Afghanistan by David Smith-Ferri
Survival and Dignity in an Afghan Winter by Kathy Kelly
To donate by paypal, click the button below.
Keep in mind that PayPal assesses a fee of 2.9% in addition to a non-refundable transaction surcharge of 30 cents. In other words, the Duvet Project will only actually receive 97.1% of your donation minus 30 cents. This is the price of convenience. Especially if you wish to make a large donation, consider donating by mail.
To donate by mail, make a check or money order out to VCNV or Voices for Creative Nonviolence and please send to:
1249 W Argyle St
Chicago, IL 60640
and write Duvet Project in the memo line.