Ahead of the International Day of Disabled Persons (3 December) Lyazzat Kaltayeva, a leader of the NGO supporting the rights of people with disabilities, was awarded at the Asia Pacific Award of fighters for the rights of people with disabilities.
The grant programme under the UNDP and RK Ministry of Labor and Social Protection Project provided funding to NGOs based in Kostanay, Karaganda and Almaty to develop effective approaches to social services for people with special needs
Zhuldyz always wanted to see her village as prosperous, and the youth in it purposeful and with the baggage of plans. To do this, she gathered activists, held meetings with villagers and organized cultural events.
Valentina Zhakupbekova’s family depended on the exploitation of Kazakhstan’s vast wetlands - thousands of square kilometres of rich soil and abundant lakes, with caviar-bearing fish, unique birds and aquatic flora.