Addresses care: youth helps older people
In the capital works social project "Addresses the concerns", reports the official website of the Metropolitan akimat.
Many single pensioners and people with disabilities living in the private sector can not cope with snow removal in the yards. To solve this problem at the center "Astana zhastary", akimat of Astana, a project was developed to "Address the concerns". It is designed to provide household assistance to needy residents of the city.
"We have a list of lonely elderly people we help. For example, in the spring we do clean-UPS, plant potatoes. During the year we bring them food, clean them. In the winter we mostly clean of snow. We do this regularly every Saturday. The list of people in need was provided to us by Astana office of employment and social protection. And him we call the elderly negotiate a visit", – said the Director of the center "Astana zhastary" Okibi Nurpeisov.
This week, another visit to one of the addresses was organized.
"When we go to the veterans of the great Patriotic war, I am personally proud that we are the last generation who was lucky enough to see the living heroes", U. Nurpeisov added.
The project "addresses of care" was launched in 2014, and to date, more than 700 Metropolitan boys and girls have become its participants.
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