Rashit Sanzyapov: If we do not unite and will not work in one direction, there will be no success
How to save the village, what measures should be taken for this – the similar questions were tried to answer head of the farm “Sanzyapov” Rashit Sanzyapov, representing the Republic of Chuvashiya.
On the example of his village, he talked about the methods of preservation.
– In Russia there are more than 4000 Tatar villages. Among them there are very wealthy, there are medium and slowly going to extinction. At one time, our village of Dolgy Ostrov was on the verge of extinction. Then we, who are not indifferent to our village at the round table discussed the problem and tried to find the answer to the question: how to save the village? Of course, not everything was easy. After long conversations we came to the conclusion that if today we do not take action, tomorrow may already be too late. This was in 2008. Relying on the help of the rural population, friends, we took a loan and started to work.
Today they have an existing project “From the field to the store shelves”, which has passed the expertise, and won the second place among the projects of the Russian scale. The products are sold under the brand name “ViP” Tasty and Useful (Tyamle hyam faydaly).
In his speech, he noted the important aspects of the project: the preservation and development of the village; creation of jobs for the villagers; transfer to the treasury of tax payments, etc.
– Our main task is to share the experience of a successful project. we are ready to negotiate for the development of this project in other regions, “the speaker said. – If we do not unite and will not work in one direction, there will be no success.