First Steps to Survival

CIS, Central and East Asia, Snapshots of Change

Before Vera Klimova arrived to shake it up, Yacevka was just one of the many dying villages in rural Kazakhstan abandoned by inhabitants who’d moved to the flourishing, new oil-rich cities. But now, there are plans for a hotel, jobs for women, even a local newspaper – bringing hope and power back into local peoples’ lives.

Related links: Women’s Organisations in Kazakhstan

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First Steps to Survival
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