Aid in Afghanistan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20445/all en CARE loses 80 percent of budget for Afghanistan aid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/111206/care-loses-80-percent-budget-afghanistan-aid <p> CARE, a humanitarian aid agency dedicated to ending global poverty, has seen 80 percent of its budget in Afghanistan cut as the US slashes aid and prepares for its withdrawal from the region.&nbsp;The organization has had to fire 400 of its 900 employees in Afghanistan, and was forced to shut down the education program it ran in remote areas for 21,000 children. &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/111206/care-loses-80-percent-budget-afghanistan-aid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Aid in Afghanistan CARE programs in afghanistan US withdrawal from Afghanistan Conflict Zones Diplomacy Aid Tue, 06 Dec 2011 18:35:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5683488 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Three Cups of Tea' author forced to repay $1 million to his charity http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120405/three-cups-author-forced-repay-1-million-his-charity 'Three Cups of Tea' author and Central Asia Insitute (CAI) charity founder, Greg Mortenson, agreed to pay $1 million back to his organization and step down from its board after a Montana court ruled that he had misused funds.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120405/three-cups-author-forced-repay-1-million-his-charity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid in Afghanistan pakistan United States Business United States Thu, 05 Apr 2012 22:37:46 +0000 Alexander Besant 5699416 at http://www.globalpost.com Should the US send more aid to Afghanistan? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/131105/aid-afghanistan-asap <p>Given Afghanistan&rsquo;s runaway corruption and lack of progress in many important areas such as security and governance, experts question whether sending additional funds makes any sense.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/131105/aid-afghanistan-asap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Aid in Afghanistan Want to Know Diplomacy Aid United States Wed, 06 Nov 2013 06:11:33 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5980703 at http://www.globalpost.com