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  • Villagers get a taste of beauty

    May 9, 2017 | Alatoo Community Development

    As the result of prayer, communities in two Central Asian villages opened up for us to hold two days of “Beauty Club.” It went very well. Members of the sustainable committees we work with in the villages were involved in organizing the clubs. They told us later that they learned how to mobilize the community … Read more

  • Training brings change of heart … and threats

    March 2, 2017 | Alatoo Community Development

    The Alatoo Community Development team held our “Healthy Family Living” seminar in one Central Asian village a few weeks ago with 33 participants from the community. We covered the topics “behavior change,” “healthy relationships” and “forgiveness.” Behavior change: We tried to help people identify their contribution in the community by changing their behavior and worldview. … Read more

  • Fighting the horrors of bride kidnapping

    January 11, 2017 | Alatoo Community Development

    Last month, the “Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women” (CEDAW)” wanted to learn the extent of the problem of bride kidnapping in their Central Asian region and what happens to the victims. Alatoo Community Development, together with a like-minded organization, held meetings with representatives of that committee in the Alatoo office. Together we … Read more

  • Villagers decide on their own community project

    December 15, 2016 | Alatoo Community Development

    Central Asia is a region of contrast, which is true about most developing countries. Luxury and comfort exist next to extreme poverty. For example, a lot of villages still have no access to clean water. That is why community development work that is being implemented by Alatoo Community Development team is so important. Our main focus is … Read more

  • Standing firm to protect women

    December 1, 2016 | Alatoo Community Development

    The issue of community development is more than just improving community infrastructure and improving people’s physical health. We also must address social problems that come from inside people. One of the biggest challenges for communities in Central Asia is family abuse. Abuse from husbands is an acceptable way of life in Central Asian villages. Alatoo … Read more

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    Thanks and Prayers

    October 23, 2016 | Alatoo Community Development

    Our Alatoo team appreciates everyone who is serving together with us through prayer and finances! We thank God for your kind hearts and helping us to expand His Kingdom in Central Asia! God Bless you all, dear sisters and brothers! Prayer: For children to get to know the love of God and for those who … Read more

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    Central Asian Teen Saved from Trafficking

    October 14, 2016 | Alatoo Community Development

    For the past 10 years, Alatoo Community Development has provided trainings in Central Asian villages that are based on healthy relationships and the changing life. Our practical trainings improve lives and provide a platform for relationship building. After one such training, the local leader of the elders’ committee had this to say: I am 65 … Read more

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    Youth Camp

    September 23, 2016 | Alatoo Community Development

    At our youth camp, 60 children (orphans and from poor families) from three villages participated. Volunteers from each villages helped put it on. We held entertainment programs, such as a talent show, film watching, sports games, gifts and a training on “Healthy Relationships.” We try to have interesting meetings in the evening with the children. … Read more

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    “HEALTHY FAMILY LIVING” PROJECT

    September 1, 2016 | Alatoo Community Development

    Last January, Alatoo Community Development’s “Healthy Family Living” project entered “O” village, population 2,100. Our project team met with leaders of the village to discuss and plan our joint work for their community. They showed us hospitality by serving tea, salads and bread. We met with Village Health Committee members who were keen to work … Read more

  • Health Education in One Village

    Community Development

    August 23, 2016 | Alatoo Community Development

    Through this project, we hope to empower village leaders to start development in their communities through planning projects. During the next six months, we will add another three lessons for the leaders conference, which began in January and runs till June. We have been holding monthly conferences for village leaders. We’ve trained village leaders in … Read more