Who we support

Campaign against Absolute Prohibition on Abortion in Abkhazia

Group/Organization: initiative group
Location: Sukhum/i, Abkhazia
Year: 2016-2017
This is a campaign of an informal initiative group that was founded by volunteers of the non-governmental organizations Center of Humanitarian Programs and Association of Women of Abkhazia.

Shelter for Stray Animals

Fund for Animal Protection – HOPE
Location: Sukhum/i, Abkhazia
Year: 2016-2017
The campaign strives to stop the current practice of shooting stray animals (mostly dogs and cats), a practice financed by local governments in cities and villages

Awareness Raising Campaign about Domestic Violence in Eastern Abkhazia

Organization: Avangard
Location: Gal/i region
Years: 2014-2015
Women’s rights NGO Avangard will carry out an awareness raising campaign about domestic violence and gender equality. The campaign will be focused on Gal/i region (especially small settlements where proper information is least accessible) and topics related to domestic violence, violence on women, prevention of conflicts, possibilities of solution in cases of domestic violence etc.

Free Access to Information in Abkhazia II.

Organization: Union of Journalists and Media Workers in Abkhazia
Location: Abkhazia
Years: 2014-2015 Independent association of journalists continues in the campaign aiming at enforcing such changes to the law on free access to information which would allow functional mechanism to be established that enables anyone to acquire almost any information from the authorities. (…)

Green Wave

Organization: Sukhumi Youth House, Dune Club
Location: Abkhazia
Year: 2015
The “Green Wave” campaign would like to turn the decrepit and desolate park in downtown Sukhumi into a public and social life spot. At the helm of the campaign is a Dune youth club at the Sukhumi Youth House. (…)

NO to Plastic Bags (НЕТпакет)

Organization: World Without Violence
Location: Sukhumi, Abkhazia
Years: 2014-2015
This green initiative aspires to have at least two supermarkets offering paper or cloth bags as an environmentally-friendly alternative to their plastic counterparts by the end of 2015. (…)

16 Days of Activism against Violence against Women

Organization: Avangard
Location: Gal/i region, Abkhazia
Year: 2013
International campaign “16 days of activism against violence against women” exists since 1991 and more than five thousand organizations worldwide has participated in it. One of them is the Association Avangard, which seeks to draw attention to violence against (…)

We Also Can

Organization: World without Violence
Location: Gal/i, Ochamchira, Tkvarchel/i, Abkhazia
Year: 2013
Improving the living conditions of children with disabilities is a long process. This initiative is based on the assumption that it is necessary to pursue the integration of children with disabilities into society. The organization is trying to raise awareness of this issue in society and thus increase social (…)

Green Sukhum/i

Organization: Ekokiaraz
Location: Sukhum/i, Abkhazia
Year: 2013
Although Sukhum/i looks as a green city full of grown up trees in alleys and parks, the situation is beginning to change. Due to ineffective legislation, the trees are not adequately protected against cutting them down. Moreover, there is no organization protecting the vegetation in Sukhum/i. Or we should say: it did not exist until (…)