More than 230 convicts helped to find a job in the capital this year
According to the official website of capital akimat, topical issues to provide support to convicts was discussed in Astana.
Today, with the support of the capital's office of employment and social protection, the project «Expansion of services for the development of entrepreneurial activity and the creation of jobs for persons released from prison»is being actively implemented.
This year, the program provided comprehensive assistance to 1,254 citizens. The project is implemented by the public Fund «Rehabilitation technologies and concepts».
«The most important task of our Fund is to create favorable conditions for convicts and released. This year we have helped to employ more than 230 convicts, to open SP to 35 citizens. Of course, this strengthens the ranks of the liberated, opening their businesses, they motivate others, employ other freed. All this, of course, gives results for the reduction of the prison population and reduce crime,» – says the Director of the public Fund Orynbasar Kalabaeva.
According to her, the Fund mainly employs those who applied in the sphere of trade and services.
«We help to arrange them in carpentry, carpentry, furniture shops, service STATIONS and other areas. On SP the same. This year the Fund has assisted nearly 1,300 citizens, including 722-m were provided with psychological support, 29 people were hospitalized, more than 30 prisoners we documented0», - said O. Kalabaeva.
As the speaker explained, employment for the released is an important incentive to repay the criminal record. Certainly, the Fund staff in the process came face to face with the negative things.
«Sometimes, convicts are not employed, pension contributions are not listed, 50% of those released work for hire in IP, LLP unofficially. It is important to have a roof over your head. As you know, the convicts who have spent a long time, lose their apartments, after leaving can not formalize heredity, privatize housing, also remain without housing», – the Director of the Fund tells about the problem.
In this regard, O.Kalabaeva offered to provide prisoners a social hotel.
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