Volunteers from the American University in Washington DC visited SOS Children's Village Tashkent under the “Alternative Break” program. This exchange program gave an opportunity for students from both countries to share their cultural and educational views, ideas and experiences.
Congratulations to our colleague Rajapova Bibisara Kurbanovna, a lea ding social worker of the SOS Children’s Villages Social Center in Shavat, Khorezm region for receiving the badge “Mo’tabar ayol”. We were sincerely glad to know that our colleague was rewarded with such an honorable recognition of her worthy contribution to strengthening families and development activities in the social centre. We wish her a good health, inexhaustible energy and all the best in her professional endeavours! Watch the video here
1. In total, 616 children were under the care for the whole period of the Association.
2. Currently, 200 children without parental care are taken care by the SOS-families located in Tashkent, Samarkand, Urgench cities (the branch in Khorezm region).
3. During the period of the Associations, more than 200 children were returned to their own families upon the crisis situation was settled and the environment in their family was safe for healthy childcare.
4. Nowadays, 77 adolescents and young people receive diverse support and assistance in preparation for independent life at the Youth Centers in Tashkent and Samarkand.
5. All children who left the care, 6 young people received higher education, 63 secondary special and 29 were employed.
6. 22 young adults, who left the care created their own family.
7. 17 young men and women who graduated SOS, today studying in higher educational institutions.
8. Working with socially vulnerable families, 283 families received support, and 72 of them received one time assistance and redirected to other organizations to resolve the situation.
9. In Tashkent, Urgench and Samarkand villages around 700 children from 210 families receiving social, psychological and educational support. Works with parents carried out to raise their awareness in raising their child and legal literacy.
10. In 5 schools where children of SOS are studying In Tashkent, Samarkand and Urgench were equipped with computer classes, received multimedia materials for their lessons.
11. On Average 10 children monthly are on temporary stay, at the Center for the provision of the short-term care for children. Samarkand is where they receive medical, educational, psychological and social help.
12. 14 jobs were created in 3 pilot social enterprises in 2 makhallas in Samarkand with the goal of improving the well-being of families.