At the VIII International Conference “Insights into Development”: A View from Inside": Innovations that Change the World", which took place in Almaty on June 28-29, 2017, the Public Foundation “Smail.KG” received the “SCO New Vision Award! – About Nonprofits in a New Way!" The award is for protection of the rights and promotion of the interests of children with disabilities. “Smail.KG” has been effectively implementing the practice of inclusive education and by collecting donations, improving access to schools by building ramps for those with disabilities. This year, almost 50 NPOs from 6 countries took part in the competition with more than 100 applications submitted.

The USAID Collaborative Governance Program supported the “Smail.KG” initiative to promote inclusive education in Osh city as part of the project "Yes – to Inclusive Education!" More info is at: https://www.facebook.com/PartnershipforInnovations/ or http://cso-central.asia/pobediteli-konkursa-sco-new-vision-award-ob-nko-po-novomu/

Winners SCO New vision Award June 2017

Director of PF Public Foundation “Smail.KG” Larisa Kuznetsova along with the other nine winners from countries of Central Asia, who received the “SCO New Vision Award!  – About Nonprofits (NPOs) in a New Way!"

Larisa Kuznetsova winner of the contest Смайл

Director of PF Public Foundation “Smail.KG” Larisa Kuznetsova received an award and making “thank you” remarks to organizers of the conference and of the competition