On November 10, 2023, the Innovation Centre hosted the Final of the Sanarip Insan Startup Project Competition with a total prize fund of €27,500 or 2.6 million soms.
Introducing the winners of the startup competition.
Aruuke Adatova, head of the project “Kyrgyz boek”, is one of the winners of the Sanarip Insan startup competition.
“Kyrgyz Boek” is not just an art shop, it is a unique cultural and creative space that invites everyone who wants to immerse themselves in the world of art and creativity. This project offers a variety of opportunities for self-realisation and inspiration in art, and is a place where art becomes accessible and understandable for everyone.
At the centre of this project is the idea of making art accessible to everyone. “Kyrgyz Boek” provides a wide range of goods and services related to art and creativity. Whether you are a professional artist or a beginner, you will always find everything you need here: art materials, brushes, paints, canvases, art frames and much more. The shop offers high-quality products that will help you realise your creative ideas.
However, Kyrgyz Boek is more than just a shop. It also houses an art studio and gallery, where everyone can find an exceptional place for self-development. The art studio offers a variety of creative programmes and courses, allowing everyone to develop their artistic talent. Regardless of your level of experience, here you can learn new techniques and acquire the skills needed to express yourself through art.
The Kyrgyz Boek Gallery is a place where artists and creators can present their works to a wide audience.
At the final pitching Aruuke Adatova scored 83.2 points and received financial support for the realisation of her startup project.
Sanarip Insan aims to improve digital literacy among young people, women, migrants and people living in remote regions of the country. In particular, it suggests the use of digital platforms, learning the functions of social networks, digital financial applications, the use of information technology in online commerce and entrepreneurship, and ways of sustainable development through green economy. The project is implemented by the European Neighbourhood Council and the Internet Society Kyrgyz Chapter, with the financial support of the European Union.