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SABR Socio-Economic Development Center

Country: Uzbekistan
City: 703005, Smamrkand city
Address: 27, Uzbekistanskaya str.
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About the Center: In 1996 “SABR” Center started rendering help to women and children in crisis.
Our mission: to improve socio economic situation of the target group, protect the interests of the most vulnerable layers of society - women and children. We provide support, encouragement and opportunities to have an independent life in a safe environment. We respect human rights and equal access to resources regardless of gender, faith or disability.

Milestones of the development:
Establishment of the Trust Center “SABR”
The organization was re-registered into “Socio-Economic Development Center SABR”
Daughter enterprise “Microcredit organization of SABR” creation
Socio-Adaptation Centers creation

    Provide psychological, social, legal and medical support for women and children in crisis
    Deliver training and education
    Develop and implement sociological and socio-psychological research; publish methodological manuals
    Conduct media campaigns and various events including conferences, concerts, contests
    Support micro-lending program for low-income, but economically active layers of population so that to improve their socio-economic situation.
    Create socio adaptation centers for providing vocational training to girls and women from low-income families

Complex approach
The “SABR” Socio-Economic Development Center operates in two main areas social and microfinance combining the activities of both programs.

This approach has proven to be very effective. SABR’s microfinance and social programs mutually reinforce one another, contributing to improving the well-being of low-income people, reducing poverty, increasing legal and psychological literacy, and promoting healthy lifestyles, thus strengthening the socio-economic status of the rural population.
Only through this approach can one speak of having a positive impact on the socio-economic position of the target groups.