Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, September 6, 2022—IFC signed an agreement with one of the Kyrgyz Republic’s leading financial institutions, Demir Kyrgyz International Bank (DemirBank), to help channel funding to smaller businesses across the country, including those owned by women. The initiative is part of a larger effort by IFC to spur economic growth and support small-scale entrepreneurs, who often struggle to secure the loans they need to expand their businesses.
On July 26, 2022, at 16:00, winners of the competition "Best Quality Committee of primary health care facilities" will be awarded at the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Today, on July 19, 2022, the Acting Minister of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic Zharkynbek Kasymbekov and the Swiss Ambassador Olivier Bangerter signed an agreement for Phase II of the Swiss project to prevent and manage noncommunicable diseases.
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, July 14, 2022—IFC is providing a financing to microfinance company Bailyk Finance in the Kyrgyz Republic to boost affordable housing finance and improve access to finance for women-owned small businesses.
Today, on 28 June, the Swiss Ambassador Olivier Bangerter and the Country Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Kojiro Nakai have signed an agreement on the Swiss contribution to the WFP’s Country Strategic Plan for 2018-2022 (CSP).
To mark the International Family Day, from May 12 to 25, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the Social and Russian Industrial Food Institute and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic will hold a series of educational events in schools located in Batken and Talas provinces. The two weeks long campaign will be devoted to raising the awareness of the public on the importance of balanced diet and nutrition, as well as its role in the development of a child.
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, April 26, 2022—The Kyrgyz Republic launched its National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) today, aimed at making financial services more accessible, efficient, and affordable for households and businesses across the country.
Bishkek – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the Kyrgyz Republic welcomes the generous contribution of USD 473,000 from the Government of Switzerland to improve the well-being of people living in the targeted Social Inpatient Institutions (SII) across the country and build their resilience against health shocks.
Toktogul – A pilot greenhouse project to supplement school meals with locally-grown fresh vegetables is launched at school No. 29 named after M. Nurgaziev in Uch-Terek village of Jalal-Abad province. The programme aims to strengthen the capacity of all Kyrgyz primary schools to prepare and serve fresh and nutritious meals throughout the country.
Millions of people face the challenge of finding themselves in the labour market and being in professional demand without fear of losing their job. However, the labour market situation in the Kyrgyz Republic is ambiguous.