Community Based Approach to Local Development
Friday, 07 November 2008

Crimean Communities Sign First Partnership Agreements with the Project

On 30 October first Partnership agreements were signed between community organizations (CO) Omega-2008, Vodograi – Nova Derevnya, Nove Zhyttya and Community Based Approach to Local Development (CBA) Project. Representatives of Pervomaiska rayon administration and rayon council, heads of Hryshynska, Krestyanivska, and Pervomaiska village councils were present at the signing of agreements.

CO Omega-2008 in Pervomaiska village council is going to realize the project of improving water supply and sewerage systems. Its total cost is 97 401,70 grn., among which 40 466,70 grn. is the share of the CBA Project, 17 950 grn. is the CO share, 20 000 grn. is the share of the village councils, and 18 985 grn. is the share of rayon state administration.

CO Vodogray-Nova Derevnya realizes the project of improving water supply system. Community project total cost is 223 610 grn., among which 45 900 grn. is the share of the CBA Project, 84 310 grn. is the CO share, 69 400 grn. is the share of the village councils, and 24 000 grn. is the share of rayon state administration.

CO Novaya Zhizn in Frunze village realizes the project of improving water supply system. Community project total cost is 228 784 grn., among which 45 222 grn. is the share of the CBA Project, 66 980 grn. is the CO share, 90 000 grn. is the share of village councils, and 26 582 grn. is the share of rayon state administration.

On 11 November 2008 third dialogues are going to be held in these communities, and then the communities can start their projects realization.

Next day, on 31 October 2008 in the premises of Krasnogvardiyska rayon state administration Partnership agreements were signed with COs Dzherelze-2008, Vidrodzhennya, and Zvizdne-L. The meeting was headed by deputy head of rayon state administration Megdi Biyatovych Ramazanov. Representatives of community organizations took launching of the Project with great enthusiasm, as the signed agreement envisages assistance of their initiatives and plans realization.

CO Zvizdne-L in Zvizdne village realizes the project of improving water supply system. Community project total cost is 178 473 grn., among which 45 900 grn. is the share of the CBA Project, 43 680 grn. is the CO share, 78 393 grn. is the share of the village council, and 10 500 grn. is the share of rayon state administration.

CO Rodnichok in Novokaterynivka village also realizes the project of improving water supply system, total cost of which is 246 400 grn., among which 45 900 grn. is the share of the CBA Project, 28 000 grn. is the CO share, 2 500 grn. is the share of the village council, and 170 000 grn. is the share of rayon state administration.

CO Vidrodzhennya in Krasna Polyana village is going to repair and substitute equment in local health point. Community project total cost is 213 165 grn., among which 45 900 grn. is the share of the CBA Project, 12 265 grn. is the CO share, 120 000 grn. is the share of the village council, and 35 000 grn. is the share of rayon state administration.

After the agreements signing the Project team organized training for communities on micro-projects realization. Not only community members, but also representatives of local authorities / local self-governance showed great interest in the training.