Regional Fund - IGA, Pazardjik won an international award! Personally Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal presented the International Community Justice Awards!


Regional Fund - IGA was the only non-government organization that won the prestigiousInternational Community Justice Award 2004.

Award for Fund – IGA, handed from the mayor of Madison, Mr. Jerry Gist /USA/, for “demonstrated outstanding ability in your chosen field of endeavor, and have worked for the welfare and progress of Bulgaria” 2007

Award for Fund – IGA by Sofia municipality for “development of an effective model for inter-agency cooperation during the implementation of European projects in partnership with Sofia municipality” 2007.
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Project “Gram prevention = kilogram intervention – Stage ІІ"
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Place of project implementation: Pazardzhik Region


Period of implementation: July 2019 - January 2020


Funding source: Trust for Social Achievement


Leading organisation: Crime Prevention Fund - IGA


Amount of received grant: 19 390.00 leva




Project goals:


  1. 1)Increasing the institutional (local authorities, Regional health inspectorate, schools, kindergartens, hospitals, general practitioners, social and healthcare services) and civic awareness about the existing barriers to healthcare services for vulnerable groups in Pazardzhik Region.
  2. 2)Reaching agreement and engagement from the local authorities and other interested parties in applying measures and programmes for health prevention of vulnerable Roma groups - pregnant women and children between 0 and 3 years old.






Activity 1. Forming a civic group for conducting an advocacy campaign and improving the healthcare services in the target municipalities in Pazardzhik Region.


Activity 2. Writing and sending a letter to all mayors and city councillors from the target municipalities.



Activity 3. Writing and distributing information and advocacy materials about early childhood development and the importance of quality healthcare.



Activity 4. Organising and conducting a public forum “Gram prevention = kilogram intervention”.



Activity 5. Public talks in the Roma communities.


Activity 6. Meetings with key partners and interested parties:


Subactivity 6.1. In-person meetings with the mayors of the eight target populated places.


Subactivity 6.2. Meetings with experts from Regional health inspectorate and Child protection department, pediatricians, gynecologists, doctors, and representatives of healthcare and educational institutions.



Activity 7. Pilot prevention programme in the neighbourhoods with extreme poverty - "Tokayto" in Pazardzhik and "Pirin" in Peshtera.


Activity 8. Sessions of the four municipal councils on the topic of barriers to healthcare services for vulnerable communities.



Activity 9. Public awareness and relations. Attracting media engagement.


Project “Gram prevention = kilogram intervention” is implemented with the support of Trust for Social Achievement Foundation. The statements and opinions expressed here are those of Crime Prevention Fund - IGA and do not necessarily reflect the views of Trust for Social Achievement Foundation and its partners.