Development of the Network Capacity of Family Clubs in Chernobyl Area in order to Improve Social and Economic Situation

The international technical assistance project entitled as “Development of the Network Capacity of Family Clubs in Chernobyl Area in order to Improve Social and Economic Situation”  has been initiated and is being implemented by Green Cross Belarus NGO with the financial support of the European Union. The main European partner of the Project is Padre Nostro Centre (Palermo, Italy).

The Project is planned for 4 years (2014-2018). The Project’s geography covers Bragindistrict, Gomeloblast.

ThemainobjectiveoftheProjectis to create local communities in order to improve social and economic role of small communities in Bragin district as well as to cope with consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

7 Family Clubs have been already opened in Bragin district within the framework of the Project. Their members are engaged in the promotion of healthy living, preservation of historical and cultural traditions, development of entrepreneurship in villages and small towns. Club members organize and participate in various activities such as seminars and workshops, sharing trainings, concerts, festivals and Nights of Arts.

By the end of the initiative, it is planned to organize regular productive work of 8 Family Clubs, which will increase the quality of area residents’ life. 50 participants of the program will become assistants and consultants for local village councils.

The official website of the Project (In Russian and Belarusian)

Dear participants! We are pleased to inform you that we are already accept the works at the 19th International Art and Graphics Contest, 9th International Cartoon and Film-Strip Contest and 2d International Contest of Photography. We are very pleased that all this time you remain with us and support contest with your wonderful artworks, fresh ideas and kind words! We we are waiting for your works and remind you about some of the organizational aspects.

The admission of works for the Art and Graphics Contest lasts until December 31, 2023 (according to post stamp).

Links to the results of three contests of the International Art Project "In My Homeland".

To conduct an independent external assessment of the results of the implementation of the International Technical Support Project "EU4Youth: "School Garden" for agricultural entrepreneurship".

For the third year, those who are engaged in the development of school gardens, promote the ideas of organic farming and teach students agricultural techniques and the basics of rural business, meet at the International Dialogue Forum to exchange experiences and be inspired by new ideas.

You can have a rest in summer in different ways: in your grandmother's garden, on a river or lake bank, in health or thematic summer camps. This year, the children from 12 rural schools have been lucky to visit the amazing green world of the educational centre “Ecology and Health” under the NGO “Green Cross Belarus” (GCB). In the first ten days of August, an educational session “School Garden” was held.

Открытие выставки фотографий Семена Шевцова «Заповедное место. ПГРЭЗ» состоялось в этот четверг, 22 июля 2021 г. в Музее печати и фотографии в Гомеле.