Home Comforts in Issyk-Kul Villages: Affordable Rural Infrastructure and New Business Opportunities
Article in the Times of Central Asia on WECF’s project “Home Comforts”
30.01.2012 | Claudia Wendland
The Times of Central Asia published an article on WECF project “Home Comfort”, written by Claudia Wendland, the overall project coordinator WECF. The project, implemented in Kyrgyzstan, is aimed to reduce poverty via sustainable development, specifically through improved access to basic resources such as safe sanitation and energy.
Download the article here.
To read more about the project, please visit Kyrgyzstan: Creating local capacity.
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