Case studies

Children with disabilities in the mirror of the mass media

Children with disabilities in the mirror of the mass media

The project aimes to raise capacity of the local mass media to increase the awareness of the population on children with disabilities, to encourage the portrayal of disabled persons in a positive way in order to prevent discrimination.

Helping Tajik children to find their way

Helping Tajik children to find their way

The project supports poor children in Tajikistan on education, temporary employment, housing and social support. It also works on empowering adolescents with the ability to defend their rights either via the established helpline or training courses.

Making Tajik-Afghan border secure

Making Tajik-Afghan border secure

This tremendous initiative has upgraded the general level of security in the Afghan-Tajik border and has helped counter drug trafficking. Namely, a training border guard academy was established in Dushanbe and equipment was provided to many units.

From a woman-leader to woman-deputy in the Republic of Tajikistan

From a woman-leader to woman-deputy in the Republic of Tajikistan

The successful, first conference on the role of women in Tajikistan's political life led to the creation of a coalition by beneficiaries, local NGOs and independent media outlets. The aim is to launch a long-term campaign of support to women-leaders.

Integrated rural development in the Kyzylsu area of Tajikistan

Integrated rural development in the Kyzylsu area of Tajikistan

Using a demand-driven grassroots approach this project aims at improving the livelihoods of the vulnerable rural population of 38 villages in two mountainous districts in Tajikistan.

Inclusion of children with disabilities in Tajikistan

Inclusion of children with disabilities in Tajikistan

CONTEXT People with disabilities, particularly children living in rural areas, suffer from social exclusion and remain nearly "invisible" in Tajikistan.This project focuses on the rights of disabled persons in Tajikistan.

Economic development and welfare of disabled people and their families in rural areas of Tajikistan

Economic development and welfare of disabled people and their families in rural areas of Tajikistan

People with mental and physical limitations and their families are one of the most vulnerable groups of the population in Tajikistan. The project aims to create new economic activities and support the needs of disabled people and their families.