Samruk-Kazyna and Labor Ministry signed memo on social initiatives implementation
from Samruk-Kazyna press service
The National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna JSC and the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of Kazakhstan signed a memorandum on the implementation of social initiatives, Kazpravda.kz reports.
"The memorandum provides for cooperation in creating favorable conditions for children from low-income and large families, from families in difficult life situations, senior citizens, disabled people, veterans, minors and young people. In particular, the parties undertake to provide treatment abroad for at least 100 children with diseases, for people with incurable diseases in Kazakhstan, drug-free correction of autism for at least 100 children, rehabilitation to at least 1500 children with cerebral palsy, medical assistance to at least 60,000 residents of remote settlements, "- Samruk-Kazyna NWF said in a statement.
According to the NWF press service, along with this, development of yard clubs will be continued to promote the health and development of creative abilities of at least 1,500 children, sightseeing tours around Kazakhstan for 600 children from remote districts, social assistance and free travel in all railway communications of Kazakhstan and the CIS to at least 1,400 veterans of the Great Patriotic War and homefront workers, at least 40 universal sports and children's playgrounds will be installed.
At the same time, it is planned to provide at least 30 travel grants for the participation of children and adolescents under 18 years old to intellectual, creative and sports competitions. Work will be continued to attract and select candidates for internships in digitalization projects of the industrial sector, aimed at developing practical experience of at least 60 University graduates with subsequent employment.
The memorandum also provides for the development of social entrepreneurship by providing financial and non-financial support to initiatives of at least 50 non-profit organizations and support for organizations of disabled people -producers of the country through the procurement of goods under the approved Rules.
"The signing is within the framework of the First President’s program "Society of Welfare: 10 goals of the decade" aimed at supporting and developing proactive social policies. The memorandum will allow us to join our efforts to further develop the social sphere, improve the level and quality of life to certain categories of citizens, implement social initiatives, "Akhmetzhan Yesimov, Board Chairman of the of Samruk-Kazyna JSC, said.
In turn, Berdibek Saparbayev noted that joint efforts in this direction will open up new opportunities to address social problems.
The single operator of the charitable activities of the group of companies is the Samruk-Kazyna Trust - Social Projects Development Fund.