On the 9th of April, 2013, Daria Kasianova, a Manager of Programs and Projects of Rinat Akhmetov’s “Development of Ukraine” Charity Fund, delivered a training course in Zaporozhye concerning social projects planning under the contest for the best social project “We are the City”, arranged by JSC “Zaporizhstal”
The training was organized by JSC “Zaporizhstal” under support of the “Development of Ukraine” Charity Fund, for the action groups and citizens of Zaporozhye participating or planning to apply for participation in the contest “We are the city”, with the purpose of training for the best practices of social projects planning.
Daria Kasianova acted as a training leader, as she is a Head of “Family Warmth” aspect of Rinat Akhmetov’s Charity Fund “Development of Ukraine”. In the course of training, Daria Kasianova taught the participants the most important aspects which are necessary to consider while developing and realizing the social projects, she shared her knowledge of the world tendencies and the best practices in the sphere of social projecting.
“There were so many those who wished to learn writing the social projects. This points to the fact that people feel lack of knowledge and experience in this aspect”, — Daria Kasianova, the Manager of Programs and Projects of Rinat Akhmetov’s “Development of Ukraine” Charity Fund, comments. — “In spite of the fact that the training stage of the programme is over, we are ready to render a consulting assistance for each person who is planning to participate in the contest”.
The training programme also included consideration of the issues concerning ideology of the project. In particular, the main errors have been considered while preparing and forwarding the projects for the contest, the social projecting accents, making the project execution plan, the issues of the financial reporting and of work in the project groups. The experience, got by the participants of the training in the course of teaching for the social project planning, will help to develop and to bring the best ideas of Zaporozhye region citizens to life, directed to quality improvement and comfort level increase of the social environment of Zaporozhye region within the programme framework “We are the city”.
Looking back, the contest “We are the city” for the best social planning projects among the public offices, municipal institutions and citizens was announced within the framework of realization of the social programmes of “Zaporizhstal” II&SW. The aim of the programme is development of the social activity of the resident population and supporting execution of the projects of vital importance, aimed at quality improvement and comfort level increase of the social environment of Zaporozhye city. The Contest budget makes up UAH 500 thousand. The contest winners, who suggested the best projects, will be able to get a provision of finance for realization of their ideas in amount of up to UAH 50 thousand.