ADRA Kyrgyzstan
Introduction The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization with a mission to work with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change.

ADRA Kyrgyzstan belongs to the worldwide ADRA network, comprised of 120 supporting and implementing country offices. ADRA's five core sectors include Food Security; Health;

Economic Growth; Education; and Emergency Management. ADRA Kyrgyzstan has developed its expertise in these sectors and in various subsectors, specifically in Food Security, Health, Education and Emergency Management.

ADRA Kyrgyzstan employs a team of experienced staff that design, manage, and implements its programs in accordance with donor, ADRA policies, and requirements.
ADRA's technical team includes coordinators, legal expert, physician, cashier, PR-manager, trainers and drivers. The administrative and managerial team includes country director, programs director and financial director. Technical Expertise Food Security ADRA began its work at Kyrgyzstan in 1995.

Since then, ADRA has been carried out charitable activities and projects in different areas, such as human rights, food security, economic development, primary health care, basic education and emergency relief. Since 1995, ADRA has been assisting the most vulnerable people in Kyrgyzstan with more than $ 75 million invested on projects and charitable activities.

Social support for the most needed ADRA Kyrgyzstan helps people in need of clothing and footwear, pharmaceuticals, coal, wood, and other types of assistance.
ADRA Kyrgyzstan provides food support for more than 500 elderly people and low-income families annually.
ADRA Kyrgyzstan supports the active involvement of older people in income generating activities, providing them with the necessary raw materials for this purpose.
ADRA Kyrgyzstan helps children from low-income families to attend school by providing them with school and hygiene kits, as well as summer and winter shoes.
ADRA Kyrgyzstan by the NUMBERS
24

years of experience
54

Development Project
75

Relief Projects
80

ADRA emploees
2,602,100

beneficiaries
$1,044,336

total food assistance
$75,222,295

total humanitarian assistance
ADRA Kyrgyzstan Agro Centre trains needy families in innovative methods of agriculture.

New technologies and methods, Including the method of Dr. Mittleider, help poor farmers and households to increase productivity, reduce labor costs and improve the use of available land in an efficient way.

ADRA Kyrgyzstan also works to improve food security and focuses on the production of environmentally friendly products through the creation of eco-farms in the country.

Protecting the rights of vulnerable people For 20 years, ADRA Kyrgyzstan has implemented more than 30 projects, seeking ways to eliminate social injustice and protect the rights of vulnerable people within the population.

ADRA Kyrgyzstan implements social projects that aim to empower elderly, refugees, migrants, and people affected by violence or discrimination

ADRA Kyrgyzstan Greenhouse project “Reducing poverty in rural area” The goal of the project is to train the small farmers in innovative techniques and effective management in agricultur
Health Health care Over the years, ADRA Kyrgyzstan implemented more than 60 projects consisting on the distribution of medicines and medical equipment. The total sum of those projects was more than $ 60 million. ADRA Kyrgyzstan promotes a healthy lifestyle through educational programs and social events. It is also working on early detection of diabetes and raising awareness about this disease. Environmental initiatives ADRA Kyrgyzstan worries about environmental problems, which are becoming more acute in recent years. Most farmers have little interest in preserving the soil, and instead try to extract from the ground short-term gains. ADRA Kyrgyzstan has developed a project aimed at changing the practice of agriculture as well as promoting effective land management. The purpose of this project is to preserve the environment for future generations, protect biodiversity, and develop sustainable environmental projects.
Education
Educational projects for the elderly people In a long-term project, ADRA Kyrgyzstan has founded the Third Age Institute. Every year, more than 1500 pensioners receive additional training in different areas such as using computer, foreign languages, law, healthy lifestyle, and other subjects.
ADRA Kyrgyzstan gives men and women the opportunity to support themselves and their families, teaching them to properly dispose of their budget, business planning, and project development.

ADRA Creativity and Development Studio
ADRA offers special educational services to the people who have been never considered as the group to be trained or retrained. This project will enable the low-income people, who are unemployed or are in need to get supplemental income, to obtain new knowledge, skills or competencies to improve the quality of their life.

The Third Age Institute project. ADRA Kyrgyzstan offers various educational programs for elderly people to avoid social isolation and discrimination of them. ADRA’s Kyrgyzstan slogan is “Ageing with dignity”

Deaf and Mute people enjoy participation in training on advocacy to protect their human rights.
Empowerment of Deaf and Mute Project
ADRA Kyrgyzstan improves the quality of life and livelihoods of 1,940 deaf and hard of hearing people through increased employment opportunities and empowerment in Bishkek city.
ADRA Kyrgyzstan also enhances social inclusion for deaf and hard of hearing people and creates supportive environment through inclusive educational trainings and self-employment opportunities. The project strives to put new knowledge and skills of Deaf and Mute people directly to work by encouraging livelihoods that have a positive environmental impact.
Partnerships and Participation
ADRA Kyrgyzstan has partnered with several development agencies, government ministries and departments, and educational and research institutions to deliver development programs to communities throughout the country. We view collaboration as a cost-effective and time-saving means for implementing projects, sharing lessons, and combining technical experience and expertise for maximum project impact.

ADRA has developed excellent relationships with both international and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) in Kyrgyzstan, and often partner with organizations to further our objectives
Contact ADRA Kyrgyzstan
Igor Litvinov Country director
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Office Telephone Number: + (996) 312 38 02 70; (996) 312 38 02 60
Mobile Telephone Number: +(996) 706 77 77 33
Email address: [email protected]
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