Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead , described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD.  It is the culmination of the Passion of Christ, preceded by Lent (or Great Lent), a forty-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance.

Easter Sunday is one of the most festive events among Christians worldwide. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from death, as written in the Christian bible.

In the direction of its activities to support the educational institutions of Abkhazia, the NGO "The International Fund Apsny" handed over to the boarding schools of the city of Sukhum, Ochamchira, and the village Kaldahuara 500 sets of bed linen, of which 200 pieces for each boarding school in Sukhum and Ochamchira, and 100 pcs. for boarding of Caldahuara village. This assistance was possible due to the Abkhaz diaspora in Turkey, namely, a group of our compatriots headed by Ilkhan Kuadzba.

Today, within the framework of the “Apeips” project, the representatives of the “International Fund of Apsny”, Asida Inapshba and Sirma Ashuba, visited the family of Mary Bartsyc-Agrba in the village of Duripsh in the Gudauta district, who, at a venerable age, brings up two grandchildren, Ivan and Diana. Ivan and Diana were orphaned at a very young age. Their parents Roman and Tanya Agrba died when the elder Ivan was not even ten years old. Ivan and Diana are already in high school, showing great success in studying and supporting their grandmother.

On these mourning days, we mourn together with relatives and friends of those died in the fire in a shopping center in the city of Kemerovo

At the celebration of the  25th anniversary of the State Repatriation Committee Sener Gogua and Oktay Chkotua were awarded with  Akhdz-Apsha of the third degree by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia Khadzhimba R.D.

Our most sincere congratulations to the President of the «International Fund of Apsna» Sener Gogua and the member of the Board of the Foundation Oktay Chkotua. 


The State Rapatriation Committee celebrates 25th birthday. The president of the «International Fund Apsny» mr. Sener Gogua send a congratulatory letter to the management and the staff of the committee.

Our foundation also presentated an office equipment as a gift. 

The head of the "International Fund of Apsna" Sener Gogua congratulated the President of the Republic of Abkhazia on his birthday.

15-16 of March there was an attempt of liberation of the capital of the Republic of Abkhazia Sukhum on Gumista front from Georgian invaders. The Armed forces of Abkhazia crossed the Gumista Lake and occupied the strategic positions on the outskirts of Sukhum.

However, the attack failed and was unsuccessful. The war veterans remember this attack as a turning point in the war, which will remain forever in our memory as “March attack”. During the failed attempt of liberation of capital of our homeland 222 soldiers of the Abkhaz Army were killed, 23 were missing.

Today our office was visited by the parliamentary delegation from Jordan presented by Mansur Sizhazh, Khaled Alabdalla and Khaled Albakkar.

Vice President of the “International Fund of Apsny” Maxim Gvindzhiya received guests and told them about activities of the fund, which, in addition to social projects, is engaged in the development of international relations.

Today, on March 8, 2018, President of Abkhazia Raul Khajimba received a parliamentary delegation from Jordan consisting of Mansour Sizhazh, Khaled Alabdallah and Khaled Albakkar. The meeting was also attended by Speaker of the Parliament of Abkhazia Valery Kvarchia, Member of Parliament and Board Member of the “International Fund of Apsny” Astamur Logua and Vice President of the Foundation Maxim Gvindzhia.

Dear  Abkhazian women. You educate the defenders of our country. A woman stands at the root of life. May this spring day,  blossom love and goodness in your hearts. May all your good hopes and dreams be fulfilled. Congratulations on this wonderful holiday.

Today an official visit of the parliamentary delegation of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the Republic of Abkhazia has begun. At the invitation of the People's Assembly of Abkhazia, a delegation consisting of Mansur Sizhazh, Khaled Alabdalla and Khaled Albakkar from the Parliament of Jordan arrived to Abkhazia with a three-day visit.

The first meeting took place in the Parliament, where the Jordanian MPs were initially received by the Speaker of the Parliament of Abkhazia Valery Kvarchia, and then the meeting continued in an expanded format with the other deputies.

In connection with the anniversary of the Newspaper “Apsny”, the President of the "International Fund of Apsny" Mr. Sener Gogua sent a letter of congratulations, which reads:

"On behalf of the Public Organization "The International Fund Apsny" I wish to congratulate the staff of the newspaper "Apsny", which is part of the history of our people, with the 99th anniversary of its foundation.

I wish you creative success in all your endeavors.

Dyrmit Gulia is a great classic of Abkhaz literature, an enlightener, a poet, a prose writer, a historian, an ethnographer, a folklorist and linguist.

The man who laid the foundation for the development of Abkhaz literature still remains modern and profound in meaning. Having created the Abkhaz alphabet, he took it as a basis and gave the world wonderful works, poems and stories. "Under the alien Skies ", "Kamachich", "Three Tales" and many other works revealing the delicate facets of Abkhaz culture, history and traditions.

Today, in the morning, the office of the "International Fund of Apsny" was visited by a woman with all her six kids. She asked for clothes and shoes for them. Children of all ages: among them preschool children, schoolchildren, and the eldest son attends the secondary school of Sukhum. It was difficult to stay indifferent in the face of charming children in lightweight spring shoes in February.

"The International Fund for Apsny" issued the third issue of the journal “Abkhazia – My Motherland” in Abkhazian language. This issue is devoted to the activities of the fund, its international networks, and also tells about the history of our people, its traditions and customs, culture and literature. Rare facts from the history of Abkhazia are collected. The editor of the magazine "Abkhazia - My Motherland" is Guram Amkuab.

Today, the “International Fund of Apsny” and llc "Biopharma" from Rostov, held another charity. As part of its activities aimed at supporting rehabilitation centers in Abkhazia, the "International Fund Apsny", together with its partner, LLC "Biopharma" brought household chemicals, diapers, warm blankets and baby food to the center.

The management of the Rehabilitation Center expressed gratitude to the Foundation and Biofarma for its support, which, as noted by the Director of the Center, Mr. Lasha Papava, "proved to be timely and very necessary for the work of the Center".

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Today, on February 12, 2018, an extended press conference on the occasion of the third anniversary of the formation of the “International Fund Apsny” was held.

Monday, February 12th at 12:00 in the “Gudou Plaza” Center at Pushkin St. 16, 5th floor, a three-year summary report and the press conference of the “International Fund Apsny” is to commence.

The MEDIA, partners of the foundation and the audience will attend.

Today, Asid Inapshba, Secretary General of the "International Fund for Apsny", visited the Ochamchira Boarding School to learn with the specifics of the work of such educational institutions. During a conversation with the director of the school Mrs. Lora Mikaa she fund about the activities of the boarding school, shared the problems and difficulties that arise in the process of work.

The "International Fund Apsny" continues to support the educational institutions of the Republic of Abkhazia.

Today, boarding schools of Abkhazia - Sukhum, Ochamchira and Kaldahuara  received warm blankets in the amount of 100 pieces each boarding school.

The permanent project "Mother and a child" of the "International Fund of Apsny" was launched just over two years ago. The aim of the project is to support the young mothers in caring for their babies. Each family where such a happy event occurs receives a gift from the foundation with special items for the care of a child, clothes, children's cosmetics, etc.

Dear compatriots!
On behalf of the "International Fund Apsny" we want to celebrate you with the holly day of Azhirnyha which brings peace and unity to all of us. Let God bless your homes and bring prosperity. Let the peace and conciliation reign over our country. Happy Holiday! Chaanbziala!

The "International Fund Apsny" happy to wish you a Merry Christmas! In this bright holiday we want to wish you peace and prosperity in your homes. Let the kindness, love and happiness prevail and success in all your good undertakings will stay with you. Let all your positive aspirations will come true!