BEARR Trust Ukraine Appeal Update

Thank you for your overwhelmingly generous support for The BEARR Trust Ukraine appeal. Thank you for your overwhelmingly generous support for The BEARR Trust Ukraine appeal. In its first week, we have already raised ¬£91,500, including donations received separately from our CAF Donate site. The money is being sent quickly by a team of BEARR …

New Target for BEARR Ukraine Appeal

We have increased the target for our Ukraine appeal to ¬£100,000. We have increased the target for our Ukraine appeal to ¬£100,000. In only five days we have raised over ¬£70,000. We and our partners in Ukraine are strengthened and encouraged by this stunning response. We give our heartfelt thanks for your generosity. Until a …

BEARR Trust Ukraine Appeal

BEARR is raising funds to pay for urgent humanitarian aid for vulnerable Ukrainian people. BEARR is raising funds to pay for urgent humanitarian aid for vulnerable Ukrainian people. The money will go to local charities in Ukraine and Moldova who are already partners in our work to improve the health and social welfare of vulnerable …

Statement from The BEARR Trust on Ukraine

We at The BEARR Trust are deeply saddened by the invasion of Ukraine. Our thoughts are with all our partners and their families, and of course the people they work so hard to help. We would like them to know how much we value the relationships that we have built up over the last thirty …

Project report: Girls in Tech, Armenia

Uniting girls through the digital world Grantee: Girls in Tech, ArmeniaProject: ‚ÄúI know you‚Äô‚Äô programme providing digital skills and support for young women IDPs from Nagorno Karabakh to promote social inclusion in Armenia Girls in Tech Armenia was glad to have the unique opportunity to launch the ‚ÄúI know you‚Äô‚Äô project supported by the BEARR …

Project report: Vlada Brusilovska Charitable Foundation

Innovative designs for children with neurological disorders  Grantee: Vlada Brusilovska Charitable Foundation, Ukraine Project: To improve the design of hospital play areas for children with neurological disorders  Medical institutions frighten patients and create an atmosphere of stigma around them. Often, children with neurological conditions and their families find themselves cut off from the outside world and …

Dealing with social isolation: survey & webinar

The BEARR Trust¬†invites¬†CSOs in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and South Caucasus to take part in¬†our¬†survey on¬†dealing with social isolation, and¬†to¬†join our webinar¬†in Spring,¬†during which we will share and discuss¬†best practices.¬† Click here to complete the survey.¬† We reviewed¬†143 responses to¬†The BEARR Trust’s 2021 CSO survey¬†and found¬†that¬†social¬†isolation¬†among different¬†vulnerable groups was widely reported by¬†CSOs¬†in our region.¬† One …

Report: BEARR’s 2022 Small Grants Scheme webinar

With the deadline for this year‚Äôs Small Grant Scheme approaching, BEARR held a webinar for prospective applicants on how to write a strong application. Over 100 CSO representatives from across the region where BEARR works joined. BEARR trustee Ross Gill spoke about the application process and shared his top tips as an assessor, before handing …

Project report: PO MIR, Office for Initiative Development, Tajikistan

In this era of the Covid-19 pandemic, vulnerable families need our shared support Grantee: PO MIR, Office for Initiative Development, Khujand, TajikistanProject: Reintegration of vulnerable groups affected by COVID-19 through their involvement in socially significant initiatives. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of us and having an impact on our communications, our work, and …

Project report: YCF Next, Ukraine

“Hospital is not a prison” Grantee: YCF NEXT, Odesa, Ukraine Project: Using hospital facilities to assist children with mental disorders, especially eating disorders  The project was based at the Odesa Regional Children‚Äôs Psychiatric Hospital. The direct beneficiaries were children and adolescents aged 6-18 years who were patients in the hospital. Their parents, initially subsidiary beneficiaries, in …