NEWS AND EVENTS
October 27, 2006
New public organization presented in Tashkent city
New public organization, Social Initiatives Support Fund, was presented in Tashkent on Friday, 27 October.
The fund was presented within Forum of public organizations of Uzbekistan entitled \"NGOs in establishment and development of social dialogue\", which is taking place now at Hotel Radisson SAS.
Ecosan, National Association of NGOs of Uzbekistan, Fund Forum of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan, Mehr Nuri charity fund and other public organizations are founders of new organization.
Aim of Social Initiatives Support Fund (SISF) is to consolidate efforts of public society of Uzbekistan to improve life of social-vulnerable layers of population.
The idea on creation of SISF was announced at the forum on charity and social initiatives, which took place in March 2006. Over 100 delegates from all regions of Uzbekistan attended the meeting and adopted decision on creation of the SISF and agreed to cooperate further in this direction.
The main tasks of SISF are assessment needs and demands of low-income citizens of Uzbekistan, development and realization of national social programs, search for finance and other material resources to enforce social programs and projects and others.
The main directions of the fund are healthcare, education, social support, social infrastructure and ecology.