Phil Grabsky


The Afghan Appeal Fund
Building schools in Afghanistan to give children a brighter hope for their future. The AAF is run on a voluntary basis so all of your donation goes directly to providing an education for the children of Afghanistan.
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Phil Grabsky

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Please could you help me provide two female teachers to a northern Afghan school in need. This would help the Afghan village in which we filmed the lovable boy Mir for the film The Boy Mir - Ten Years in Afghanistan.

With the help of UK-based charity Afghan Appeal Fund, we wants to raise £2500 to help provide training and an annual salary for 2 women from the village to become the teachers of the one small local school.  At present, girls can only be taught until the age of 8 or 9 and though their parents want them educated, they are usually not permitted to continue in the hands of male teachers.

In the past we have brought the school a water reservoir, chairs and tables, roof repairs and even a school football kit - now it's time to provide these teachers. The young girls in the photo (playing with their first ever ball - can you imagine?) deserve better.  Some of these young girls walk 2 hours to school and 2 hours home every day - they are desperate to learn. Just a small amount from you can make this dream come true. Please help by donating to this page; it is quick, simple and will change lives.

To find out more about Mir's story please visit or watch the trailer here 

Recent donors

03.10.16 Time to help more women become teachers


27.05.16 All best Phil, Fiona x


06.05.16 good luck buddy

28.04.16 well done Phil!

27.04.16 Well done, Phil. Keep up the good work.

21.04.16 Hope you made it and can still walk! Thanks for doing such a great thing.

21.04.16 Congratulations Phil...I stupidly assumed London Marathon - don't read very well. Meant to sponsor BEFORE you ran! Fx

20.04.16 Well done Phil & best of luck with this project.

20.04.16 Great cause, and very good running, too.

19.04.16 Sounds like a great cause and well done on a shiny new PB!

19.04.16 Well done, you're amazing!

19.04.16 What a great run; what a great cause!


19.04.16 A great cause.

19.04.16 Hat's off to you Phil...fantastic project.

18.04.16 Hope it went well Phil & you reach your goal

18.04.16 Really good work Phil.... we get the easy bit!

18.04.16 Well done, good cause



17.04.16 Admirable, Phil. Good luck. Peter and Ellinor

17.04.16 Well done,a wonderful cause.

17.04.16 Good on you!


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