The action «with care for the older generation» in the capital
According to the official website of capital akimat, students organized snow removal on the territory of private houses of lonely elderly people.
The campaign «caring for the older generation» is held within the framework of the project» Zhas Sakshi», which aims to help people in need. The activity of the social program «Zhas Sakshy» is carried out by the organization «Convention of youth of Kazakhstan» on the initiative of Astana office for social development.
Active youth of the capital spent their weekends visiting Raisa Zharkova and Faina Ibraeva.
Raisa Zharkova is 92 years old, she is a rear worker of the Second world war. An elderly woman lives alone in a private house that needs renovation.
«Thank you guys for helping me, because it's hard for me to even bring coal, water, make a fire. Thank you very much for coming, helping me, do not get sick, I wish you good health», - R. Zharkova thanked the volunteers.
Faina Ibraeva also lives alone. Household chores are difficult for both women.
«Thanks to the Governor's office, the office that they help. Of course, thank the guys that came, all done», - said F. Ibraeva.
Young people helped grandmothers with cleaning of the yard territory from snow, repair and other household chores, and also brought them food.
«We often hold such events. Together with volunteers we will continue to help people in the framework of the project «Zhas Sakshi». And our students will continue to assist elderly people in the snow removal, repair work and other household activities», – said the chief specialist of the Department for social development, Aculan the Tastemir.
Text: Aidan Kazbekova
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