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8 May 2018

Humanitarian project in Bykhov District offered for co-financing

Humanitarian project in Bykhov District offered for co-financing

Project name: Golden Age - Golden Vegetables

Applicant: Bykhov District Center of Social Services (Mogilev Oblast)

Implementation period: 1 year (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

Project objectives: Launching the production of organic fruit and vegetables for the 24-hour stay social center in order to diversify diet and engage those living in the center in occupational therapy (optional).

Project goals:

  • To make diet of those living in the center more balanced and vitamin-rich;
  • To engage senior citizens in the work in the garden;
  • To redirect funds earmarked for the purchase of vegetables and fruit to improve living conditions in the center;
  • To help retired people feel satisfied with the quality of life.

Target group: Retired people and people with disabilities residing in the  center

Brief description of activities: Purchase of equipment, garden tools, seeds, seedlings, etc. Training in farming of vegetable crops, harvesting and storage of products. Planting seedlings of fruit crops and shrubs. Installation of a greenhouse. Preparation and organization of storage of grown products.

Total project funding (USD): $44,390

Source of financing:

  • Donor funds 35,590
  • Co-financing 8,800

Project site: Grudinovka village, Bykhov District

Contact person:
Nadezhda Yakovleva,
Head of the Social Adaptation and Rehabilitation Department
Bykhov District Center of Social Services
Phone: +375 (2231) 71724

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