KPO donates 20 wheelchairs to disabled children
AKSAI, Western Kazakhstan Oblast, 5 Мarch 2012 – Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V (KPO) has donated twenty wheelchairs for disabled children to medico-social centre "Shapagat" located in Uralsk. The project was implemented as part of KPO Sponsorship Programme.
The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Head of WKO Board for Co-ordination, Employment and Social Programs, Dildash Iskakova, parents of children, as well as employees of the KPO Sustainability Department.
Svetlana Bissenova, Deputy Director for Social Work of Shapagat Centre, said: “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to KPO for giving our children an ability to move within our centre and beyond its boundaries. Thanks to KPO help, our children will now be able to attend cultural events, cinemas, theatres, parks and museums".
Zhanar Kazhiddenova, KPO Community Relations Section Head, said: “Support of disabled children is one of key priorities of KPO sponsorship and donation programme in frame of which twenty chairs were donated for children from Shapagat Centre ".
KPO is implementing a number of other projects aimed at supporting the vulnerable social groups of society in Burlin District area, and in the Western Kazakhstan region.
For example, in 2011 KPO donated furniture for Bolshechagan school and toys for Peremetnyi kindergarten and Urals‘s kindergarten №22. As part of the KPO educational program, Aksai’s kindergarten № 6 and № 7 have received necessary training equipment, swimming pool and educational games to equip two groups of disabled children.
On the whole, in 2011 KPO implemented over 45 sponsorship projects in the fields of healthcare, sports, education, and culture.
For more information please contact:
Sergei Pushkarev: PushkS@kpo.kz
Gulnara Sharibayeva: ShariG@kpo.kz
KPO External Affairs Department