UNDP staff agreed to provide their communication facilities and contribute to the projects of this
target community aimed at renovating the potable water supply.
On June 12, the CSSC hosted a meeting of the Stakeholders Committee, to discuss forming a
local grant committee. It was decided to contact Water Supply Department, Environmental
Department, Emergency Department and other special agencies to recruit experienced experts.
10. Osh CSSCs (OS)
The CSSC met with representatives of the Aga Khan Foundation, which is planning to launch a
new program aimed at providing assistance to NGO support organizations, but beforehand, they
intend to conduct a survey to identify specific needs of potential partners. The CSSC was
requested to organize an introductory meeting with local NGOs.
The CSSC has been assisting the local NGOs in attracting outside funds: to date, after the CSSC
disseminated information about new programs of Canadian Embassy and OSI, 9 NGOs are
developing funding proposals to be submitted to these donors.
On April 11 12, The Manager K. Khasanova and the Assistant C. Tynalieva took part in the
conference by OSCE, devoted to the issues of interethnic relations in the context of Central Asia,
and a role of NGOs in preventing potential conflict and fighting roots of terrorism.
Internal Capacity Building
The CSSC singed an agreement with INTRAC to train its staff in analytical methods workshops,
conduct research with INTRAC experts and publish results of surveys.
The CSSC purchased 2 new computers and a scanner, and to date the CSSC has 8 computers: 3
for staff and 5 are available for NGOs in the resource center.
Two new volunteers were recruited to assist the CSSC in registering visitors, copying, typing,
distributing information, etc.
The CSSC Coordinator M. Pirjanov took part in the training entitled The Role of NGOs in
Forming Public Opinion on Natural Resource Management held in Tashkent on May 9 16. The
seminar was organized by the USAID funded project Natural resource management in Central
Asia. The participants gain new skills in conducting a public campaign, organizing public polls,
The Manager K. Khasanova took part in the study tour in Germany held on May 25 July 9. The
main goal of the study tour was to learn about community foundations and the management of
community owned assets.
On April 8, a roundtable on social partnership with participation of local authorities, local NGOs
and CBOs was held in the target community of Kuu Maidan, where they discussed addressing
community needs through community driven projects, forming self help groups and conducting
training workshops for community members.
The CSSC formed the LCG, consisting of 7 people representing NGOs, governments and
international organizations. All of them signed volunteer contracts on May 16 and were given
orientation in project assessment criteria. The first grant review meeting was held on May 22,
where 4 projects were reviewed, of which 3 were approved.
Together with the NGO Ata Jurt, the CSSC conducted a roundtable in the target community of
Kun Elek. 32 people representing the local community, NGOs, and the village government
attended the meeting. The participants discussed forming self help groups and micro credit groups
to develop economic activities.