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The project: ‘Social support and protection of rights of the rural population living in the Fergana valley’

The project is implemented jointly by the NGO «Mekhrjon» and DVV International Uzbekistan, with financial support from the German Federal Foreign Office.

About the project

The project is implemented jointly by the NGO «Mekhrjon» and DVV International Uzbekistan, with financial support from the German Federal Foreign Office.

The project goal:

To support and capacitate civil society organisations to protect the social, economic and cultural rights of labour migrants, rural women and their families, through establishment of mobile services and social partnership, mitigating the negative consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in the rural areas of the Fergana valley

Concrete objectives:

  • Strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations and their cooperation with the local state structures for social support and protection of social, economic and cultural rights of the rural population of the Fergana valley;
  • Expand free access to quality vocational training (including life and business skills programmes), social services, psychological and medical support and consultation services for returning migrants, rural women and their families.

Planned activities:  

In order to increase the synergy between civil society sector and government and business structures, the following activities are planned within the project: round tables, conferences, working group meetings.

Trainings on ‘Human Rights and Gender’, ‘Introduction into Adult Learning and Education’, ‘Innovative entrepreneurship’ will be delivered for civil society organizations and other interested stakeholders.

Special attention will be paid to increasing access to vocational courses for the target group in the remote areas through the creation of mobile services. Particularly, establishment of professional courses on ‘Sewing’, ‘Wicker weaving’, ‘IT Literacy’, ‘Milk processing’, as well as providing social services, psychological and medical support and consultation to mitigate negative consequences of COVID-19 in the rural areas of the Fergana Valley.

Target groups:

  • 300 migrants and rural women experiencing socio-economic problems and their families
  • Representatives of the Ministry of Employment and Labour relations, mahallas, the Agency on Foreign Labour Migration of the Fergana Region
  • Staff members of the partner CSOs, vocational instructors, trainers and consultants involved into the project

Expected outcomes:

  • Partner NGOs integrated new education packages and professional training courses into their work
  • Synergy between civil society organizations and state structures enhanced
  • Vocational instructors, trainers and consultants on legal, medical, and psychological issues improved their professional competences and apply them in their daily work 
  • Representatives of the target group confirm that the training activities enhanced their competitiveness at the labour market.

 

The project is implemented jointly by the NGO «Mekhrjon» and DVV International Uzbekistan, with financial support from the German Federal Foreign Office.

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Projects of DVV International in Uzbekistan

DVV International Uzbekistan works at three levels in order to establish social structures enabling sustainable impacts of adult learning and education and lifelong learning – micro, meso and macro levels.

More detailed information about projects of DVV International in Uzbekistan:

1. Re-entry pathway into society for (ex-)prisoners

2. Social support and protection of rights of the rural population living in the Fergana valley

3. Preventing Violent Extremism in Central Asia (PREVECA)

4. Innovation Fund 2019

5. Promoting development of the continuing education for staff in vocational education

6. Contribution the Centers of culture to the development of potential

7. "SABR"

8. Study: Adult Learning and Education in Uzbekistan

9. Out of prison, out of society

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