Environment, Urban development

European innovative approaches in the provision …


Who is behind this?

Ihar Kavalenka

Local Charity Social Fund "Sincerity" - Социальный фонд "Искренность"



Who is joining forces?

"Our house"






Idea Sketch | Proposal


Idea pitch

One of the main points of the United Nations Development Programe is the point - Access to improved water sources.The global objective of our project: Access to improved water sources, subsidies for payment of water consumption and heating at the expense of the state budget for the socially vulnerable strata of the population, through the European demonstrate how innovative methods. Applying the experience of developed countries such as Germany, Estonia, Belgium, Lithuania.

Where will your idea take place?

Mogilev(Belarus), Vilnius (Lietuvos)

Why does Europe need your idea?

Promoting the social sphere in the Republic of Belarus, to provide charitable assistance to health facilities, education, social NGOs, as well as directly to the most needy sections of the population in the Republic of Belarus.
The promotion, initiation and consolidation of philanthropic activities in the Republic of Belarus

What is your impact?

Firstly, the service status monitoring will improve the work of state institutions, as will public control.
Secondly, the European innovation adapted to Belarusian realities and will be proposed for inclusion.
Third, published pamphlets and publications in the media about the results will allow to convey information to the public about the real situation in the housing system.

How do you get there?

This project is designed for 1 year and will be implemented in several stages:
1 year of work: Determine the participants in ongoing monitoring - organization providers (public, private) and consumers of services (public, private individuals) Training of the monitoring group, the definition of monitoring, identification of target groups, development of questionnaires for the survey. Conducting informational seminars in each regional city with representatives of public and private institutions specializing in the provision of a water supply services, sewerage, heating and waste treatment. Conducting international field seminars with visits to enterprises of various forms of ownership specialize in providing services to the water supply, drainage, heating and waste treatment.

What is your story?


Who are you doing it for?

About 49% of the population of Belarus live below the poverty line, that is, can not afford to pay for clean water, sewerage and heating large amounts of money from here and there are constant conflicts between consumers and suppliers, and considering that the suppliers are public organizations, is one of the objectives our project is to create a buffer zone in the form of non-governmental organizations, who will try to reconcile the two sides.

What makes your idea stand apart?

Our idea is the best, because many people use water without thinking about the future, our country is rich in water resources, but no one is making efforts to save water (water losses 82 thousand cubic meters per year).

€ 50000,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 50000,-

Total budget

Major expenses

Administrative expenses - 18000 euro Travel and accommodation – 9000 euro Conducting 2 public workshops RB LR-4000 euro Office expenses (rent, Internet, office costs, communication) 6500 euro Information and visibility (visibility) (site services) 3000 euro Conducting monitoring 2 to 6 areas 7000 euro Other expenditure (specify below) 5% of the sum of 2,500 euro

What do you need from the Advocate Europe community?

Firstly we would like to make our project was supported, in the second we really need good partners with technology related to water supply, sewage, heating. We will be glad to any advice and assistance. Ways to improve the high-rise buildings for heating and elimination of water losses.



Idea created on Feb. 16, 2016
Last edit on Oct. 30, 2017

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