Enhancing transparency of fees, collected from visitors to the mazar “Shudugor-Ata” to preserve the ecosystem of spring Shudugor-Ata through regular allocation of funds for environmental activities, implementation, operation, and support of environmentally friendly farming methods
Enhancing transparency of fees, collected from visitors to the mazar “Shudugor-Ata” to preserve the ecosystem of spring Shudugor-Ata through regular allocation of funds for environmental activities, implementation, operation, and support of environmentally friendly farming methods
The place of Mazar "Shudugor-Ata" is considered as a sacred place where people used to come to pray for their wishes, . They usually come in a group of people and to slaughter a sheep or a goat. In this regard, the special condition should be established for these traditions and avoid pollution of ecology. The local initiative was raised to protect this place from intensity of anthropological load by planting vegetation alongside of spring , construction of separate place for slaughtering animal and a place where community can wash their dishes with hot water maintained by the solar collector.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Jamaat "Nurjibek"
Country:
Kyrgyzstan
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
International Waters
Grant Amount:
US$ 15,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 4,013.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 5,815.00
Project Number:
KYR/SGP/OP4/Y3/CORE/2009/07
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed

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Project Characteristics and Results
Project sustainability
1. There were 668 st of calendars printed for sale with information about Mazar "Shudugor Ata" at a price of 50 soms each (1 USD). 20 soms from each sold calendar will go for securing planted saplings, the rest 30 soms will go to Jamaat's cashbook. 2. It was also set that 50% of all received money of Mazar "Shudugor-Ata" will be given to Jamaat "Nurjibek" for the following purposes: planting saplings, protecting them.
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
As the Mazar "Shudugor-Ata" is a sainted place of all Aksy, Ala-Buka and Chatkal regions, the local community of three rayons benefited from this project and were involved into its realization by providing sampling,making financial contribution and paying for the construction works. Especially, school children helped in cleaning the area of sainted place and in greening activities.
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Indicators
Biophysical
Hectares of globally significant biodiversity area protected or sustainably managed by project 2
Biophysical
Number of innovations or new technologies developed / applied 2

SGP Country office contact

Mr Nurlanbek SHARSHENKULOV
Email:
Ms. Irina Talkambaeva
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Address

195 Kalyk Akiev str.
Bishkek