RDF visited the Osh region on a working visit in the framework of the Step Up project

The main objectives of the trip were:

• Informing the population and stakeholders about the goals, objectives, and expected results of the Project;
• Meetings with representatives of regional and district administrations, heads of local self-government bodies; • Meetings with representatives of local social protection and development authorities;
• Meetings and visits to relevant institutions to study the issues of supporting vulnerable population groups;
• Identification of potential participants for the Project's Sub-Grant Program;
• Identification of potential participants for the Start-Up Program;
• Meetings with representatives of programs, projects, NGOs, and media working in the field;
• Feedback from meeting participants, dialogues, suggestions, and visions for the successful implementation of Project activities.
In the framework of the trip, the RDF team visited the village of Taldy-Suu in Alai district, the city of Uzgen, and the Kerme-Too village council (aiyl okmotu) in Aravan district.