On Wednesday, June 5, the Ministry of labor and social protection of population of RK held a meeting on the development of charitable activities.
The meeting was attended by Deputy of the Senate of Parliament of RK, the commissioner for the protection of the rights of children Saule Aitpaeva, Vice-Minister of information and social development Zhuldyz Omarbekova, heads of 23 charitable funds, and representatives of all regions of the country.
Opening the meeting, Minister of labor and social protection of population Berdibek Saparbayev thanked the heads of charitable funds.
"From the first days of Independence, the First President – Elbasy pays special attention to the support of needy citizens and socially vulnerable segments of the population. Your charitable activities make a significant contribution to the solution of social problems, support of motherhood and childhood, orphans, persons with disabilities, large and needy families. Your activity is an example of social responsibility and development of civil society in the country," Saparbayev said.
Participants of the meeting exchanged experience and discussed topical issues of charity development, support of socially vulnerable categories of citizens, interaction between the state and society.
In particular, the President of the Fund "Sabi" Assel Tasmagambetova appealed to the akimats to pay special attention to the development of "Invataxi"service. Fund provides free service of “Invataxi” service to more than 40 thousand disabled people within the framework of the project "Decent life for disabled people".
"Thousands of people with disabilities can fully work, joining the ranks of working citizens. When we launched “Invataxi” in Almaty in 2009, there were people with disabilities who did not recognize the city, because for years they sat in an apartment, unable to leave," she said.
"Fund "Kasietti Zhol" was established in 2011. First of all, we opened rehabilitation departments in nine homes of the baby, because there are many children with different diagnoses. This year, 50 children were rehabilitated in the capital, 15 of them were adopted, the rest mostly stood on their feet. This is a great victory for us. Since 2014, we have opened two rehabilitation centers in Nur-Sultan and one in Shymkent. Today 1677 children receive such assistance according to the best world methods", - said the founder of the fund Dinara Zakieva.
Deputy Director of the fund Almagul Salimbayeva told about the activities of the corporate charity fund "BI-Zhuldyzai", which unites 3,500 employees of the holding BI Group and 60 third-party donors. So, last year the fund opened medical rehabilitation centers in Almaty, Atyrau, as well as an office for early rehabilitation in Nur-Sultan. In total, over 5 years, 69 children aged 4 to 13 years took his first steps, although many of whom waited for a fixed term of life. 479 operations, 6527 consultations and training of the Kazakhstan doctors are carried out. According to the program "Mentoring" 70 master classes for 288 surgeons from different regions of the country were organized and more than 8 thousand children underwent a rehabilitation complex.
Senator S. Aitpayeva also expressed her gratitude to the heads of charitable fund, paying attention to the further development of this work.
"In Kazakhstan, every year there are more and more good examples of charity, while it is necessary to note the special role of individual funds. You have extensive experience in providing social services to citizens. I believe that at the dialogue platform of our Ministry we will be able to discuss the existing problematic issues in the activities of charitable funds. In turn, the Ministry is ready to provide full support. We will be able to achieve positive results only when the state and society unite their efforts," concluded Berdibek Saparbayev.