Project report: Baku Volunteer Center, Azerbaijan

Grantee: Baku-Volunteer Center, AzerbaijanProject: “The plight of youth migrants during the COVID-19 and the impact of the pandemic on circular migration in Azerbaijan” The Baku Volunteer Center implemented a project called “The situation of young migrants during the COVID-19 period and the results of the impact of the pandemic on migration in Azerbaijan” supported by …

The BEARR Trust Small Grants Scheme 2023

Читайте українською мовою тут. Читайте на русском языке здесь. Applications for BEARR’s 2023 Small Grants Scheme are now open. In 2022, the focus of much of BEARR’s work has been on Ukraine and Moldova, with the Ukraine Emergency Appeal at the forefront of our activities. This year, the main Small Grants Scheme (Project A) will focus on other …

Project report: Insan-Leilek, Kyrgyzstan

Grantee: Insan-Leilek, KyrgyzstanProject: Protecting the Labour Rights of Vulnerable Migrant Women According to the National Statistics Committee of Kyrgyzstan, more than a million Kyrgyz citizens are in Russia as labour migrants. More than 40% of them are women. Most of the migrant women are employed in the service sector, such as cleaning, housekeeping, nursing, babysitting, …

Project report: Gurdofarid, Tajikistan

Grantee: Gurdofarid, TajikistanProject: “Support Centre for Migrants” – sewing workshops and business training for migrants and their families Unemployment is one of the main challenges facing our citizens. It is also one of the main factors driving migration abroad by working age Tajik men. Experts say that, along with low levels of education, unemployment is …

Project report: New Generation NGO, Armenia

Grantee: New Generation NGO, Armenia (NGNGO)Project: “Ensuring Social Well-Being and Empowerment of Migrants’ Families” The main goal of our project on “Ensuring the Social Well-Being and Empowerment of Migrants’ Families” was to support the families, particularly the wives and children of Armenian labour migrants, through social assistance and capacity-building training sessions.  The project beneficiaries were …

Project report: Gender-Vector, Kyrgyzstan

Grantee: Gender-Vector, KyrgyzstanProject: “Social Isolation: the route to overcome” – training sessions to support the LGBT community The main goal of our project, “Social Isolation: the route to overcome”, was to help the LGBT community in Kyrgyzstan overcome the socio-economic vulnerabilities that had emerged as a result of COVID-19.  The direct beneficiaries of the project …

Project report: People Plus, Belarus

Grantee: People Plus, BelarusProject: Reducing social isolation of people living with HIV at the age of over 65 years Today there is a large group of people in Belarus, living with HIV and receiving anti-retroviral treatment (ARV), and their numbers will grow in the coming years. These people need not only medical care as they …

Project report: KEDEM, Moldova

Grantee: KEDEM, MoldovaProject: Seminar for staff and volunteers On 17 July 2022, the educational seminar “B-SAFETY” took place with 50 participants from the RVC Volunteer Centre. The workshop was made possible with support from a BEARR grant, for which our team are very grateful! The main goal of the B-SAFETY project was to undertake a …

Project report: Kids are Kids, Russia

Grantee: Kids are Kids, RussiaProject: Summer camp for marginalised and migrant families The Centre for support and adaptation for children of refugees and migrants “Kids are Kids” is a centre that helps children with linguistic, psychological and social adaptation. Since 1996 the Centre has been giving children from many countries the chance to integrate into …