NGO “ACCESS POINT”


Key activities:

1. Access Point to knowledge: support and mentorship for newly established civil organizations, rendering methodical, training and expert assistance to them.
2. Access Point live: sustainable development of NGOs and viable communities.
3. Access Point to opportunities: providing small grants to young NGOs and initiative groups of citizens.
4. Access Point to changes: protection of the regional inhabitants’ rights and interests through cooperation with the authorities and common solutions insights.
5. Access Point to expert potential: involving experts from all parts of Ukraine in participation in public events of the region.
6. Access Point to services: organizing and conducting trainings for NGOs and the local authorities, providing place for holding the events.

Projects:

✔ Successful local communities. The purpose of the project is to develop the local communities’ capacity. The accent is put on the way of analyzing problems and needs of a community and using this knowledge for involving resources to improve the quality of the living standards in a community. The organization has administered work in Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk and Luhansk Regions.
✔ Certification of the local councils’ deputies. NGO “Access Point” has become a regional partner in implementation of the initiative of certification of deputies of the local councils of the regional centres. The project was initiated by the Odesa Regional Organization of All-Ukrainian NGO “Committee of voters of Ukraine”.
✔ UCRAZYans. The purpose of the project is to improve the level of social solidarity and civil activity of the population of the Donetsk Region. There were presented the initiatives from all region, namely from Novohrodivka, Pokrovsk, Toretsk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Sloviansk, Kramatorsk, Druzhkivka and also from Kyiv.
✔ Stirring up and involvement of the youth in social and political life / Conscious self- governement. The purpose is to make the youth of Kramatorsk more active and involve them in social and political life of the town, facilitate interaction between the authorities and the community through informal communication and raise the awareness of youth in the whole. The trainings for students were carried out within the framework of the project concerning the power of a mayor and local councils’ deputies. The debates were held during the trainings, and the students also elected a mayor on a point of election order.
✔ Kramatorsk Police: who they are, what and how they work for our peace. The purpose of the project is to improve the awareness about the police work in the Kramatorsk community through informing citizens of the police activity and through informational meetings between the policemen and schoolchildren of Kramatorsk.


Participation in networks, unions, coalitions:

✔ NGO “Access Point” is a member of the network of civil society hubs. These are NGOs that work in various parts of Ukraine.
✔ NGO “Access Point” is a member of the union “Civil Initiatives of Ukraine”.

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