Project Report: WINGS helps combat domestic violence in rural areas of Kyrgyzstan

SGS 2023 Grantee: Chance Crisis Center, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, with other CSOs Project: Pilot project to test American evidence-based WINGS methodology to reduce risk of domestic violence Here is their report: In Kyrgyzstan, as well as in other countries of Central Asia and all over the world, violence against women and girls remains a serious social challenge. …

Project report: Help for rural migrants in Tajikistan

SGS 2023 Grantee: Development and support of innovations “Almaz”, Nurek, Tajikistan, with partner CSOs Zanoni Komeb (Women of Komeb), and Садои Кухсор (Sound of Kukhsor). Project: Information centres for rural migrants and their families affected by the war in Ukraine Here is their report: In three regions of Tajikistan – Nurek, Khovalinga and Rogun – meetings …

Project report: Support for Families of People with Disabilities in Armenia

SGS 2023 Grantee: Unison NGO for Support of People with Special Needs, Armenia. Project: Support for Families of Persons with Disabilities in Armenia. Here is their report: All families face various challenges. The families of people with disabilities (PWDs) encounter even more difficulties and stereotypes, which may hamper the process of overcoming problems. Family members are …

Project report: Combatting child trafficking and gender-based violence in Kyrgyzstan

SGS 2023 Grantee: Oasis Foundation, Kyrgyzstan. Project: Support for victims of child trafficking and gender-based violence. Here is their report: Research by UNODC and Oasis shows that social orphans, children left without parental care, are the most vulnerable to becoming victims of trafficking. UNICEF states that 277,000 children in Kyrgyzstan live without parental care. Some experts …

Project report: Together we are a force!

SGS 2023 Grantee: Rushdi Inclusia, with Zanoni komyob, Rogun district, Tajikistan. Project: To inform and support the marginalised population in Rogun. From August 2023 “Rushdi (develop) Inclusia”, a public organisation for parents of children with disabilities and specialists, in collaboration with the public organisation “Zanoni komyob” (successful women) in Rogun district, have implemented the project “Together …

Project Report: School for Survival

SGS 2023 Grantee: Parastor, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, with partners Project:  Skills and business training for vulnerable women and girls The public organisation Parastor from Tajikistan implemented the project “School for Survival” from July 2023.The Traditional Community Based Organisation (TCBO) Makhalla, which brings together several families or communities on a territorial basis, is considered to be a local governing structure …

Project Report from TAUR, Moldova

Grantee: Society of People with Disabilities TAUR, Moldova Project: Community engagement for volunteers and people with disabilities Our project aimed to increase motivation in our staff and beneficiaries, to make them feel part of a cohesive community which shares ideas and has joint plans. This was one of the beneficiaries’ wishes, and complemented the administration’s objectives: to …

Project Report from Oasis, Kyrgyzstan

Helping care leavers to embark on their new life Grantee: Public Charitable Foundation OASIS, Kyrgyzstan Project: Care Leavers Support In 2022, more than 10,700 vulnerable children lived in 130 children’s residential institutions in Kyrgyzstan. Depending on the type of institution, young people are required to leave between the ages of 14 and 17, and their departure from …

Project report: Legal Analysis and Research Public Union, Azerbaijan

Grantee: Legal Analysis and Research Public Union, Azerbaijan Project: Pro-bono legal support to migrant workers We collaborated closely with the CSO “Eurasian Migration Initiatives Platform”. Their experts and members were actively involved in the promotion of migrants’ labour rights among the local offices of the organisation through the pamphlets they published. The Chairman of the CSO, …

Project report: MIR, Tajikistan

Grantee: Public Organization “MIR – Office for Initiatives Development”, Tajikistan Project: “Financial literacy: the key to the economic well-being of families of labour migrants” Labour migration is of great importance to the economy of Tajikistan and to maintaining the well-being of the population. The economic crisis in the world and the resulting contraction of the Russian …

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