Morning Star Development

Colorado Springs, CO

Founded: 2002

Tel: (719) 266-8900


Top LeaderMr. Lars Peterson

Donor Contact: Mr. Lars Peterson

Member Since: December 16, 2005

Financial Data

   Cash Donations $2,385,984
   Noncash Donations $135,971
   Other Revenue $0
   Total Revenue $2,521,955
   Total Expenses $1,489,390
Excess (or Deficit)
   for the Year
Other $0
Total Change
   in Net Assets
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Total Assets $2,247,959
Total Liabilities $450,407
Net Assets $1,797,552
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Morning Star Development provides training and services to the Afghan people to empower individuals and transform communities. Our training and services can be categorized by one of the following four categories: 1) Medical, 2) Leadership Development, 3) Community Development, and 4) Diaspora.

A woman's influence is the glue that binds family together. The Literacy and Basic Business Skills (LaBBs) is the training that equips her with skills that unleash her hidden potential to create and sustain meaningful income to prosper her family emotionally and economically. When women engage in income generation with dignity and courage dreams are unlocked, children receive education and life-giving transformation of communities flows. The empowerment of Afghan women means a hope and a future
Morning Star Development, through our Leadership Development program, equips Afghan post-graduates with the leadership skills they will need to be catalysts for transformation of their nation, communities and families. The Institute for Leadership Development (ILD) brings best practices of servant-leadership principals from around the world in a one-year program taught by seasoned international instructors who themselves are noted leaders. We challenge young Afghan men and women to consider thei
In a country torn by decades of war, over one million Afghan women are easing their suffering through the use of opium and heroin. Children will often become addicted to these harmful drugs through their parents. New Life Women’s Center is a one-year drug rehabilitation program that seeks to redeem women from their destructive lifestyles and empower them by teaching skills and knowledge so they can be restored to their families and society. There is no long-term help available for these women, w
Afghanistan has the highest rate of infant mortality in the world. Morning Star is committed to saving mothers and babies and promoting life that brings health, joy and a future for all. The Birth Life Saving Skills (BLiSS) program is saving babies daily in the battle to end preventable, maternal, newborn and child mortality in Afghanistan. Where BLiSS is implemented we experience an 80% improvement in mother and baby health. The course is taught to men and women who become conduits of health a
Bridges Colorado operates in Colorado Springs and Denver, and exists to welcome, connect and empower the Afghan refugee and diaspora as they make the USA their new home. We have an unprecedented opportunity to welcome the stranger from the nations right here in our neighborhoods, and to do so in a way that offers dignity, hope and healing, and a future for the displaced, the refugee and the immigrant.
  • Bible
  • Environment/Disaster/Relief
  • Ministry
  • Missions
  • Relief and Development (primary)
  • Community Development
  • Leadership Training
  • Medical, Dental and Health Services
  • Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation
  • Education: K-12
  • Literacy Program
  • Women's Ministry
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