Nur-Sultan NGOs create jobs for STS victims, Afghan veterans, Chernobyl personnel
The city’s nongovernmental organizations are actively involved in supporting employment of individuals with disabilities, Afghan War veterans, Chernobyl cleanup workers and people affected by nuclear weapon tests at the Semipalatinsk test site according to the Nur-Sultan akimat’s official site.
Semey Test Site Foundation, assisted by Nur-Sultan city hall and Center for Employment, are recruiting personnel.
“These are individuals affected by the explosions at the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, veterans of the Soviet-Afghan War, Chernobyl cleanup personnel, Aral community members and people with disabilities. We provide equal employment opportunities for all of them. There are candidates older than 60, who have been jobless. Our personnel salary is about KZT 85,000. We are about to launch a workshop repaired using our internal resources,” said Bolatbek Abdikarim, Chairman of Semey TS Foundation.
Alken Beyrambek, a victim of the Semipalatinsk test site, has found both reliable income and a great team here.
“I work here both as a technician and a security guard. We are opening a sewing shop and looking for new employees. I would like to express gratitude to the businessmen creating jobs for is,” said Alken.
“I found job at this foundation thanks to the Center for Employment. This is my third year with them, enjoying guidance and help. The team is very friendly,” Gulmira from Nur-Sultan added.
To date, 2,996 NGOs are registered in Nur-Sultan, which is 13.4 percent of the country’s total NGOs.
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