October 25 of 2019, there was the opening of the office of the community development project “Zhapalak” in the territorial administration of the villages of Zhapalak in Osh. The opening ceremony of the project was attended by: Director of the Good Neighbors International branch in the Kyrgyz Republic - Chun Hong Soo, representatives of the City Hall, city department of education, social development of Osh city, partner of Good Neighbors - head of the UN World Food Program of the Osh city branch, health representatives, head of ayil okmotu TUS Japalak.
The opening of a new development project will facilitate the implementation of projects of the TUS Japalak community in five areas: education, healthcare, water and sanitation, advocacy, income-generation projects. The project office has already begun its activities in the villages of Meerkan, Teeke and Kachybek. About 900 children were registered for sponsorship in these villages, consequently Good Neighbors International provided sponsorship in the form of distribution of stationery, backpacks and interactive toys to the above children.