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FLEX Alumni in Tajikistan Raise Funds for a Local Animal Shelter

The presence of stray dogs has been an issue of concern in Tajikistan for many years. This year, locals passionate about animals started to...

Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017: Smart Storytelling

All of us have stories to tell – and FLEX alumni have so many!  From their exchange experiences to stories of the impact that...

Brightening the Future of Education in Tajikistan

Story and request made by Malika Khakimova ’04 (Dushanbe, Tajikistan/ Windemere, FL) The Guzgef School in Tajikistan is going solar, taking its first steps towards...

The Bridge And The Road

It was 1993 - a year after the Civil War in Tajikistan has commenced and four years before it came to an end. The Civil...

Priorities of a FLEX Alumnus

Sometimes I wonder what would have happened if I hadn't become a FLEX alumnus. I probably would have ended up a migrant worker in Russia, working with my cousins in a construction company or earning a living as a taxi driver.

WORKSHOP PROJECTS

Call For Mentors: 2017 Central Asia Smart Storytelling FLEX-Ability Workshop

Workshop Dates  July 20-23, 2017 Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Theme: Smart Storytelling Deadline: June 20, 2017. 11:59 PM EST. Kindly apply here. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017 is training...

Call For Applications: 2017 Central Asia Smart Storytelling FLEX-Ability Workshop

Workshop Dates  July 20-23, 2017 Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Theme: Smart Storytelling Deadline: June 16, 2017. 11:59 PM EST. Kindly apply via this online application. Cental Asia FLEX-Ability Program Description FLEX-Alumni Bringing...

Teacher Training: Teaching English in a Fun Way

Romin Marajab ‘09 Project Title: Teaching English in a Fun Way Project Location: Khishtkhona village, Asht region $500 in 2015 Central Asia FLEX-Ability Grants On 5-6 September Romin...

FLEX GRANTS

Opportunities for Young People with Disabilities

Romini Masumi '09 Project Location: Khujand, Tajikistan Project Title: Opportunities for Young People with Disabilities $ 1500 in FLEX Alumni Grant Program Funding In August and September 2015...

River Side Clean Up in Khorog, Tajikistan

Munira Mirmamadova ’09  (Khorog, Tajikistan/Austin, TX) Project Title:  River Side Clean Up Project Location:  Khorog, Tajikistan $144 in 2014 FLEX Alumni Grant Program Funding Munira Mirmammadova ’09, coordinator...

Alumni Reunion for Inspiration 2

Omina Sanginova’07 (Khujand, Tajikistan/ Onalaska, WI) Project Location: Khujand, Tajikistan $2400 in 2014 FLEX Alumni Grant Program Funding Summary:  Omina Sanginova ’07  together with Community Connections alumna Dilobar...

Extension of Water Pipe in Selkhoztekhniva Micro Region

Laylo Sabzalieva '07 completed the grant project Extension of Water Pipe in Selkhoztekhniva Micro Region with words of congratulations from the U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan Susan Elliot and the mayor of Khorough, Tajikistan

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

New Year’s Resolution: Tajikistan’s Alumni Fill the World with Love

Starting in 2013, FLEX alumni in Tajikistan formed a relationship with the Hissor Orphanage, an orphanage that is located outside of Dushanbe, Tajikistan’s capital,...

FLEX Alumni Tajikistan Charity Concert

On November 12, alumni teamed up with local volunteers to hold a charity concert for talented actor and singer Muhammad Kholov. Known by his...

Call for Applications: Central Asia FLEX-Ability StartQube Workshop 2016

Central Asia FLEX-Ability StartQube Program Description FLEX-Alumni Bringing Ideas, Leadership, and Initiative To Youth. American Councils for International Education announces the Central Asia FLEX-Ability StartQube Workshop...

Call for Mentors: Central Asia FLEX-Ability StartQube Workshop 2016

FLEX-Alumni Bringing Ideas, Leadership, and Initiative To Youth. Dates: 20-24 July, 2016 Deadline: June 15th, 11:59 PM EST FLEX-Ability StartQube Workshop Mentor Application: American Councils for International Education...

Playground Renovation Project in Tajikistan

FLEX alumnus Vadim Abanin ’09 (Dushanbe, Tajikistan/Tomball, TX) organized a follow up project after the completion of the FLEX Alumni Networking Conference, where participants...

GYSD GRANTS

FLEX Alumni and GYSD 2017:  Education and Career Advice Projects

Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) is the largest service event in the world and the only one that celebrates the contributions that children and...

GYSD Project: Repairing an Orphanage in Hissor, Tajikistan

Project Organizer: Gulnamo Vatanbekova '15Event Location: Hisor, Tajikistan$ 90 in FLEX Alumni Grant Funding$ 90 cost share from fundraising actions  From April 16 until May...

Eleven Years of Service: FLEX Alumni Participation in Global Youth Service Day

The 2015 Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) celebrations marked the eleventh anniversary of FLEX alumni organizing service projects in their communities alongside youth worldwide...

GYSD Tajikistan: Gym for Visually-Impaired Students

Dilafruz Sharifbaeva '11 (Dushanbe, Tajikistan)Event Location: Dushanbe, Tajikistan$500  FLEX Alumni Grant Funding$518 cost share from: U.S. Embassy and FLEX alumni donations   On April 18-19, Dilafruz...

GYSD Tajikistan: Summer without Mosquitoes

Gulchin Ashur ’14 (Kulob, Tajikistan) Event Location: Kulob, Tajikistan $331 FLEX Alumni GYSD Grant Funding $399 cost share from: local government agencies and the American Corner in...

NOTABLE ALUMNI

Munira Mirmamadova ’09 an Inspiring Entrepreneur from Khorog, Tajikistan

Munira Mirmamadova '09 Khorog, Tajikistan/Austin, TX Education: Bachelor in Management from Khorog State University and 2016 Lehigh University Global Village Fellow.   'The FLEX program was the foundation...

Kholmati Kholik ’09 Advocating for Change in Tajikistan Labor Migration

‘I would love to build on my professional experience and bring all of the new skills back to my country. I hope to be...

Jamshed Rahmonberdiev ’95 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Banker and Rotary Club Member

‘Crystallize your thoughts about what you are trying to achieve and never lose faith in yourself. Make sure to stay in touch with other...

Miskola Abdulloeva ’02 Tajikistan

Written by Jacob Smith Program Officer American Councils in Dushanbe, Tajikistan Miskola Abdulloeva, FLEX '02, first learned about the FLEX program when she was a young girl....