On May 24, Ashgabat CSSC Program Coordinator attended VIP Seminar on the theme: Using of
Economic & Business Theory for Economic Development of Turkmenistan provided by Ed Net.
Orientation was conducted for the new CSSC Assistant and included topics such as the range of
consultations on the issues concerning the current work of Ashgabat CSSC and the Healthy
Communities Program. The Action Plan of Professional development completed.
On June 19 A CSSC Manager and Healthy Communities Program Assistant participated in the
seminar SIDO on Women rights protection performance and practical application conducted
by ABA/CEELI .
2. Dashoguz CSSC
Three Discussion Clubs were conducted. At the last meeting the issues of Dashoguz CSSC
reporting and planning were discussed to inform clients and keep the feedback loop alive. The
topic of the next roundtable is social partnership.
On April 11 the Dashoguz CSSC visited the delegation from British Embassy. They organized a
meeting with NGOs and initiative groups and a visit to Sarygamysh offices in Turkmenbashi city.
The training needs assessment was carried out by distributing questionnaires, call to NGOs and
establishing training stand. The training schedule for the next months will be based on result of
During April the Center consulted on the design of 10 Project proposals for the Counterpart
Support Grant Program. Two projects of Beekeepers Club and Dovletiyar were approved by the
Two Dashoguz CSSC Newsletters issued.
Databases on local experts for CAG consultation and on volunteers are installed and working.
Internal Capacity Building
Rozylul Ermekova started to work for Dashoguz CSSC as an Assistant of the Healthy
Communities Project on June 1
On April 1 2 the Dashoguz CSSC participated at the Network meeting organized by hub office.
The Manager of Ashgabat CSSC together with Managers of Lebab and Ashgabat CSSCs carried
out Retreat for hub and CSSCs.
Dashoguz staff and volunteers participated at Volunteers Forum held on May 2 4.
The OD Coordinator and Financial Manager conducted internal audit for Dashoguz CSSC and
submitted the report to the Country Director.
During this reporting period the Center conducted 6 training monitorings and provided feedback
to the local trainers.
The Dashoguz CSSC staff participated in Counterpart's training NGO and Community, Project
Design, and Membership Development.
On May 2 4, 2003 staff and volunteers of Dashoguz CSSC participated in the Volunteer Forum
hold in the Ashgabat.
Dashoguz CSSC Program Coordinator trained in Quick Books and together with Financial
Manager systemized all financial documentations.
On May 23 Dashoguz CSSC participated at the workshop Lessons Learned and the mini
training Time Management organized by hub office.
British Embassy presented Dashoguz CSSC equipment to get access to BBC/CNN broadcasting
service which was installed in the Resource Center of Dashoguz CSSC.
The Beekeepers Club connected to Dashoguz CSSC server and get access to free e mail, Internet.
3. Lebap CSSC
For reporting period Lebap CSSC conducted two meetings for Lebap NGOs and initiative groups.
Issues of establishing partnerships, exchanging experiences and information sharing were