The westermost point of Russia — Kaliningrad region, — is а territory the development of which is determined by its exclave position. More than a half of nearly one million people in the region live in small towns and in rural areas with poor infrastructure and the lack of social protection.
The Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev during his visit to Kaliningrad region in June 2016 said: «The economy of Kaliningrad region faces serious difficulties related primarily to the dependence on import of raw materials and resources, limited capacity of the domestic consumer market, the lack of innovative resources, low business solvency of companies.»
«Project Parus» supports social programmes in Kaliningrad region intended to protect the interests and improve the living standards of the following target groups:
– seriously and terminally ill children;
– сhildren left without parental care;
– families with children in difficult situations.
Main scope of the “Project Parus” activities include the development, expert evaluation and promotion of social projects as well as finding resources and funds for the effective project implementation.