Increasing the involvement of vulnerable groups in the identification, validation of vulnerable groups and decision-making processes in 12 remote villages
The goal from the project is to improve the socio-economic well-being of rural residents and to assist local governments (makhallas) in introducing inclusive approaches to assessing the needs of the population and targeting assistance.
April 2021 – October 2022
- Enhancing the capacity of local personnel and social support specialists in local governments (makhallas) to develop a list of vulnerable families in an inclusive manner and to provide targeted assistance;
- Increasing the involvement of vulnerable groups in the identification, validation of vulnerable groups and decision-making processes in 12 remote villages of the Andijan, Kashkadarya and Samarkand regions;
- Improving the socio-economic situation of at least 350 families in remote rural areas, mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic by providing one-off financial assistance;
- Improving the resilience of 12 villages to epidemiological shocks and crises, developing a model for the engagement of vulnerable groups in the crisis mitigation process and providing guidance to relevant agencies on piloting.
At least 350 families in poverty with more than three children, individuals with disabilities, single individuals over 65 years of age from remote rural areas of Andijan, Kashkadarya and Samarkand oblasts, and local social support specialists at the makhalla level.
Non-governmental non-profit organizations “Sabr” and “Istiqbolli avlod”, People’s Reception Offices of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Ministry for Support of Mahalla and Family, Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Internal Affairs with the financial support of EU.