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Asian Americans for Community Involvement

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Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)’s mission is to improve the health, mental health, and well-being of individuals, families, and the Asian community.

Validators

Mladenka Mladenka
My job title is Case worker. My work involves helping clients with basic needs and linking them with available resources. And providing rehabilitation to reduce stress. What I like about my job is helping people to become self sufficient.
Dora Dora
My job title is Mental Health Counselor. My work involves working with refugee and torture survivors. I provide individual and group therapy, as well as case management services. I have been with the agency for the last two years. What I like about my job is being able to provide support,… More
Maha Maha
Presently at AACI's Center for Survivors of Torture on one-year contract as an intern. Provides psychotherapy and case management services to survivors of torture (who are refugees, asylees, asylum seekers, immigrants, US citizens) from all over the world. Ten years in community mental health,… More

Needs validated

$616of $615

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16 supporters
Funded on 11/24/2013

Roya from San Jose, CA

I am a refugee and a mother and my daughter needs a real bed to sleep in

I need a twin-sized bed for my growing 9-year old daughter who currently sleeps in a bed made for a much smaller child. The small bed hurts her back. More

Validated by Jahannaz from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$505of $505

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16 supporters
Funded on 11/26/2013

Steve from San Jose, CA

I’m a refugee from Iraq and a laptop will help my family seek work and take classes

To start our new lives in the U.S., a laptop will help us move forward here and stay connected with family More

Validated by Mladenka from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$531of $530

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16 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2013

Fred from San Jose, CA

I am a refugee from Iran and need tools to start an auto mechanic business

I am learning to be an auto mechanic and would like to start a micro-business of on-site car repair, but need tools to get it started. More

Validated by Jahannaz from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$390of $390

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/30/2013

Flower from San Jose, CA

I'm a recent arrival from Eritrea and need a sewing machine to help me be independent

I am learning English and sewing, and hope to be able to support myself and take care of my children with the a sewing machine. More

Validated by Mladenka from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$505of $505

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13 supporters
Funded on 4/13/2014

Takahleet from San Jose, CA

I am a refugee and senior citizen, and I need new eyeglasses for daily functioning

My old glasses are not useful, and I got lost when I couldn’t see the signs. New glasses will also help in my English class. More

Validated by Dora from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$690of $670

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13 supporters
Funded on 4/15/2014

Brahan from San Jose, CA

I am a refugee and expecting my first child. I need a bed, crib, and baby items.

I currently sleep on a mattress on the floor with several roommates. These items will make caring for my new baby easier. More

Validated by Dora from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$455of $420

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6 supporters
Funded on 3/19/2014

Lan's from San Jose, CA

I'm disabled from torture & need a computer for family communication & education

I was tortured in my native Sierra Leone leading to my disability. Now my daughter is in college; a computer will help her studies & we can call home. More

Validated by Mladenka from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$450of $450

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11 supporters
Funded on 8/15/2014

Rose from San Jose, CA

I am a Bosnian refugee, taking ESL classes. A laptop will help me gain job skills.

I would like to improve my skills and be able to find job. I need a laptop for ESL and Office Assistant classes. More

Validated by Mladenka from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$685of $670

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7 supporters
Funded on 8/29/2014

Singpai from San Jose, CA

I am a refugee; learning to drive will help me care for my family and be independent

I need drivers training lessons so I will be able to take our children to school and medical appointments, and eventually return to work. More

Validated by Maha from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

$430of $425

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7 supporters
Funded on 10/15/2014

Sarah from San Jose, CA

Mother of 6 working towards self-sufficiency; a sewing machine will help me succeed!

I'm currently attending sewing class, and hope to achieve my goal of opening an alteration store so I can provide for my family. More

Validated by Dora from Asian Americans for Community Involvement

Asian Americans for Community Involvement


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