After Aida’s* children grew up and left home, she was determined to make a difference for other children in her... View Article

Bilal Sirazhidin Uulu is a 26-year-old resident of Arslanbob village in the Jalal-Abad region of the Kyrgyz Republic. He lives... View Article

AKF and the World Bank have partnered to support youth through community engagement efforts in the Kyrgyz Republic. In 2020,... View Article

Growing up in Jalal-Abad, the Kyrgyz Republic, Baisal spent his childhood with school friends and helping his mother care for... View Article

As the holidays approach and the fall semester comes to a close at universities around the world, we’d like to... View Article

“More important than speed, economic growth that is inclusive is crucial for a healthy and stable society.” In Central Asia,... View Article

One fall afternoon, five women in the playroom of the new kindergarten in the Kyrgyz Republic talked about the changes... View Article

Alyna is one of the undergraduates who have brought life to the new Naryn campus of the University of Central... View Article

Talant Niyazov, a graduate of the University of Central Asia (UCA)’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE), is a... View Article

Can television get people to engage with books? TV often lures people – especially young people – away from reading.... View Article