Meet Rukhshod, director of a national micro-lending organisation (MLO) in Tajikistan, with five branches across three regions. Once a housewife in a small village, Rukshod’s journey into this position began when she became the manager of the women’s committee of a small village organisation.
Medina Makenova: Reading for children in Kyrgyzstan
In 2013, we produced this short video about the Reading for Children Programme in Kyrgyzstan, whose aim is to help pre-school age children grow into more confident and accomplished learners. Recently we caught up with Medina Makenova and her family from Achakaiyndy Village, Naryn Oblast whose story was featured in this video.
Using a biodigester – putting cow manure in one end and getting odorless cooking gas from the other – protects the environment against deforestation, as it can help economise up to 5 kilogrammes of firewood or 8 kilogrammes of carbon fossil per day.