- The second annual workshop took place on July 16-19, 2015 for 51 alumni of the FLEX program. Alumni gathered in Almaty,Kazakhstan where they took part in over 17 hours of training to create and manage projects for community development. Alumni attended sessions to dive deeper into the subtopics of English language instruction, environment & healthy lifestyle awareness, or gender equality. Alumni worked collaboratively in regional teams on their project ideas that they will implement upon returning home. Alumni also led sessions to share their culture and encourageregional cooperation among alumni of Central Asia.
Workshop training teams included FLEX alumni from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan and Peace Corps volunteers. All workshop participants attended site visits related to their theme trainings to take a first-hand look at the projects local and regional organizations are conducting.