The following trainings were conducted in the penal colony for children under the project
"Children in prison": "Children s right", "Healthy way of living", and "Drug addict and HIV
prevention" among children.
8. Development Fund
Under a grant from Mercy Corps, Development Fund continues implementation of micro credit
program in Ghonchi, Gafurov, Rasulov, Nay and Khujand Districts.
Under "Agrarian Farmers Right Protection" project/ACT Central Asia the Development Fund
conducted 2 round tables on identifying problems of agrarian and registration of farmers and their
40 trainers and consultant of Khujand and Kurgan Teppa Areas were trained on "Legislation for
farmers and agrarian farmers right protection" and creation of farms and their association and
9. NGO Yovar
The NGO Evar opened computer center and provide the following services to the communities:
Computer courses. More then 250 youth was trained in computer courses; English and Russian
courses; Computer services; and Computer games.
10. NGO Vahdat
The NGO Vahdat developed a two year plan on entrepreneurship development. The Community
Initiative Support Center was created to promote entrepreneurship and small business
development. The project proposal on poverty reduction was developed and submitted to the US
Democratic Fund and it is under consideration now.
15 additional women from their target communities were trained on and received small credit
($200) to create small shops.
The leader on NGO Vahdat participated in course on poverty reduction in Bishkek with further
presentation of the received information to NGO target communities. On the meeting was decided
to involve youth of the target communities in entrepreneurship and small business development
promotion. The project proposal on conducting entrepreneurship and small business development
training to youth was developed and submitted to Soros Foundation.
NGO Vahdat members together with volunteers and communities' members of Paschid, Dasht,
and Potzrosh participated in reconstruction of irrigation channels.
11. NGO Madad
NGO Madad is implementing a project on Promoting Legal Education" supported by Swiss
Agency Corporation. It was conducted a number of training on Women, Society, and legislation
in Khorog and remote communities of Shugnan, Poshtkala, and Ishkashim districts. More then
100 women were trained.
The NGO Madad provides consultations, technical assistance and information to Michurin,
Shohdasht/Khorog, Khabost/Roshtkala district communities.
NGO Madad assisted to the following communities in project development and submitted to Aga
Khan Foundation: Community Khabost runs a pipe of 1.5 km under to supply water; and
Community Shohdasht will start two projects implementation as soon as they get the row
material: one is home canning and another on beekeeping.
12. NGO Nilufar
As it was mentioned in the previous reports the NGO Nilufar created a community development
center. Members of 4 communities after trainings and consultations developed and successfully
implemented the following projects.
Luliho community (Gypsies) successfully implemented a project "Water is life spring". The
community was provided with safe to drink water. Another community project "Electric power
for Gypsies" was supported as well.