Contact: Yevgeny Yalozin, Program Manager
The Severny Kavkaz Association is a non-governmental organization that unites 11 constituent entities of the Russian Federation located in the South of Russia. The main goal of the Association is to contribute to the social-economic development in the South of Russia having the total area of 500 thousand sq. km and the population of about 20 million people.
We have designed a humanitarian program entitled "From Social Support to Social Development" based on the People To People key idea involving self-regulation and partial self-repayment principles. It is oriented primarily to the first priority items, such as clothes, footwear, and household articles. The program is aimed at providing social aid to the needy and low-income strata of the population, including people who suffered in the course of terrorist acts, or other emergency situations connected with the events in the Northern Caucasus.
The system of distribution and transfer under the Program based on self-regulation principle excludes all chances of bad faith, abuse or to misuse direct applicability of the humanitarian material values. The idea is that the humanitarian material values will be distributed and transferred according to the personal application forms issued by the program executives and given to exact people.
For the purposes of this Program implementation, the Severny Kavkaz Association is searching for and would like to establish links with organizations that could take part in this project on partnership basis and that are able to supply above-mentioned goods for the development of humanitarian activities in the Northern Caucasus.
If you get interested in this proposal, or would like to assist in the establishment of the necessary contacts and relations, Severny Kavkaz would be glad to provide you with more information about the Program and start a dialogue.
Last updated: March 2000
A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).