March 05, 2021

The International Chodiev Foundation provides humanitarian aid to vulnerable women in Uzbekistan

The initiative is carried out on the occasion of International Women’s Day, together with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan and non-governmental non-commercial organisation ‘Madad’.

Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Today, on the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8 March, the International Chodiev Foundation (ICF), Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan and non-governmental non-commercial organisation ‘Madad’ have provided humanitarian aid to women in need across a number of regions of Uzbekistan.  Struggling single mothers, mothers with multiple children, widows, and women in need who found themselves in difficult life situations have received packages with food, confectionary and care products. 

Ministry of Justice and ‘Madad’ have compiled a list of recipients of aid and deliver packages to the regions.

‘International Women’s Day is an occasion for us to express gratitude to all women for their attention, care, love, hard work, and contribution to the development of our society. Echoing the words of our President, Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev, – caring, respecting and honouring our women is one of the distinctive traditions of Uzbek culture. Ministry of Justice and the International Chodiev Foundation extend our wishes of health, happiness, prosperity and realisation of aspirations to all women of our country’ said Avazbek Madaminov, Head of the Administration of the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan. 

For the second year, ICF has been implementing an extensive charity programme to support the vulnerable citizens of Uzbekistan. It involved the provision of food and disinfectants to the elderly and low-income families throughout the country amidst the coronavirus pandemic. ICF also provided humanitarian aid, free COVID-19 testing and private medical support and medicines for labour migrants from Uzbekistan living and working in the Russian Federation. 

About International Chodiev Foundation (ICF)

The International Chodiev Foundation is a charitable organization established in 1996 by international businessman and philanthropist Dr Patokh Chodiev. The Foundation’s work comprises a broad range of charitable programmes in the CIS countries, Asia and Europe. In Uzbekistan, the work is carried out by the ICF’s Representative Office, which was registered with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan on 28 August 2017. The main objectives of the Foundation in Uzbekistan are to provide charitable assistance in the social, scientific, and medical fields, to support culture, art, and sports, and to provide humanitarian aid to vulnerable people, educational and medical institutions. To find out more about International Chodiev Foundation please visit: or find us on Facebook and Instagram.

About the Founder of the ICF

Patokh Chodiev was born on 15 April 1953 in Jizzakh, Uzbekistan. He is a graduate of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and a Doctor of Political Science. Dr Chodiev is a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the author of more than 30 scientific papers on the history, economy and politics of Japan.

Press enquiries

Umida Khusainova, Coordinator of the ICF’s Representative Office in Uzbekistan: 

Tel: +998 93 172 52 52


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