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Discovering a new helping profession – a specialists of social work

UN-Turkmenistan Joint Programme on inclusive, quality and community-based social services aims to transform the social service provision system in Turkmenistan  


Marking 3 December 2020. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

What do local NGOs in Turkmenistan do to support PWDs?  


How UNDP supports youth of its project

The project focuses on young people who go through various challenging life situations  


Successful employment story

The United Nations Development Programme within the project funded by the Japanese government, conducts trainings for young people in Ashgabat, Tejen, Turkmenabat, Mary, Turkmenbashi and Dashoguz…  


Young entrepreneurs expand the boundaries of self-employment during the global pandemic

For many young people looking to develop their own businesses, UNDP project, funded by the Government of Japan, “Strengthening Community Resilience and Regional Cooperation to Prevent Violent…  


Building resilience in Dashoguz and Lebap through local adaptation to climate change

UNDP and Ministry of Agriculture and Environment Protection of Turkmenistan support local farmers in Dashoguz and Lebap to adapt to the climate change and find alternative income  


Mobilize When the Crisis Hits: UNDP and Partners Distribute Support to the Affected by the Global Pandemic Situation in Turkmenistan

UNDP Turkmenistan country office has partnered with the public organization “Yenme” and the National Red Crescent Society of Turkmenistan to identify the most in need under the current situation.  


Hopes of Lachyn

One could easily observe Lachyn’s high spirit from her delighted smile when she entered the room on a wheelchair. Her purposeful, optimistic, and steadfast look was a kind of declaring there was no…  


Vermicomposting - A Source of Alternative Income for Women in Agriculture

For several women in the Daikhan association “Vatan” and “Parakhat” of the Lebap province, the production of vermicompost (biohumus) has become the main activity that ensures the family's income and…  


Towards decent work for people with disabilities in Turkmenistan: transforming social enterprises into meaningful training and employment opportunities

According to the Blind and Deaf Society of Turkmenistan - the main partner of this project from the national side (BDST/Society) - unemployment rate among people with visual and hearing impairment is…  

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