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Action for the vulnerable in Kyrgyzstan
21 January 2009

In Kyrgyzstan the international volunteers of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, the Japanese Cooperation Volunteers and Peace Corps Volunteers performed a cultural programme at the Homeless Children Rehabilitation Centre of Champaskaie Winecombinat, to make the kids happy and to learn more about foreign culture.

Youth NGOs League of Volunteers and Atuul together with Agenet Network put on a fundraising concert with famous Kyrgyz singers, bands, dancing groups and volunteers themselves.

From the raised funds, the volunteers would like to purchase and distribute some heating utilities and coal for elderly people in Bishkek to combine the celebration of IVD and keep in mind the volunteers' mission is to make contribution to social development.

Public Charity Fund Babushka Adoption also held its annual Christmas Fundraising Party with a Latino flavour, Noche Latino. The evening was accompanied by Kyrgyz singers, dancers, lottery prize draw and dancing with Latino sound.

The funds raised from the evening will go towards support of Babushka Adoption beneficiaries.