Author: UAFA

United Aid for Azerbaijan

Trip to Imishli

February 2018 is the 20th Anniversary of UAFA’s activities beginning in Azerbaijan. We are proud to share the following success story with you: Mobile Social Work Network reaches isolated children There are many children with health problems and disabilities who live far from any services. UAFA aims to reach as many as possible, and works…
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February 26, 2018 0

UAFA involves a local kindergarten methodologist to supervise a hub of pre-school groups in rural communities.

A methodologist is employed by the Ministry of Education to supervise the quality of kindergarten education.  In January 2018, UAFA selected 4 methodologists from Agsu, Shirvan, Gobustan and Siyazin to participate in new trainings in child-centred methods of education at School #23 in Baku, our partner in building quality education services.  They spent 5 days…
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February 16, 2018 0

Successful partnership between NGOs and State leads to Sustainability

Two Early Intervention service providers from Shamkir and Kurdamir, who were recruited and trained by UAFA for the past 20 years will now be employed by the Ministry of Health in order to improve State service provision. This is a huge success because it means that NGO development work can be sustainable in partnership with…
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February 12, 2018 0

Rasul Mammadli

Success knows no boundaries… Disability is not inability, it is just a human condition in which person’s movements, senses or activities are restricted. But in all progressive societies equal opportunities and equal rights are in place so that people with disabilities can lead a decent life, including access to good education, career opportunities, leisure, etc.…
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November 23, 2017 0

Roya

One of the most needed services in Azerbaijan changed Roya’s life: Now she doesn’t have to live in a chicken coop… Social Workers are the bridge between citizens and state bodies, services and existing resources. Social work is one of the most needed services in Azerbaijan these days! Even though there is a special state program called…
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November 23, 2017 0

Shabnam Ahmadova

Disability is an Art: It’s an ingenious way to live… Creativity has no disability. People with disabilities often express themselves through the Arts and become very successful painters, musicians, actors, dancers, singers, etc. Shabnam Ahmadova is a 20 years old girl with hearing impairment. She has been using UAFA’s Yasamal CBR services since she was…
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November 23, 2017 0

Babajanov Brothers

Sport is widely used to help to empower people with various disabilities in many countries around the world. United Aid for Azerbaijan (UAFA) is also actively supporting those people with disabilities who are sports enthusiasts. With the financial support of Bakcell UAFA Ganja Community Based Rehabilitation Centre (CBR) regularly organizes sport classes for disabled children.…
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November 23, 2017 0

Nurlan Ahmadov

Nurlan Ahmadov, 15 years old boy with visual impairment from a low-income family who has been benefiting the UAFA’s Yasamal CBR centre since he was 2 years old. Nurlan is a very talented boy with nice voice and also can play many Azeri musical instruments. Nurlan’s talent got quickly noticed when he was performing at…
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November 23, 2017 0

Sinan Mammadli

A little kid from the Jalilabad region just proved that everything is possible! Sinan Mammadli has been suffering from the speech and hearing complications. He is only 12 years old and despite his problems, he managed to achieve success! Starting from the year of 2014 till today Sinan has been benefiting from UAFA’s CBR centers’…
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November 23, 2017 0