27.08.2019 | Acceptance of applications for participation in the contest «Caravan of Kindness» begins

The 2nd Republican contest «Caravan of Kindness» starts on September 2, 2019. Today, the organizers of this contest told about this in the Central Communications Service under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

At a press conference, the Deputy Executive Director of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Igor Rogov, the President of the Association of Business Women of Kazakhstan Raushan Sarsembayeva, the member of the Board of the Association of Business Women in Nur-Sultan Sandugash Bekzhigitova, Chairman of the Board of JSC «Khabar Agency» Yerlan Bekhozhin.

The competition was implemented by the efforts of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy, the Association of Business Women of Kazakhstan, JSC «Khabar Agency», the Republican TV channel «KTK» and the health-improving complex «Ozhetpes».

«Through this competition, held for the second year in a row, the Elbasy Foundation promotes moral values, ideas of charity and humanism. We identify, encourage and show the public bright people with a good heart, real heroes of our time. It is pleasant to note that the «Caravan of Kindness» project finds a great response from citizens. Last year, 97 applications were received from all regions of the country for consideration by the commission», said Igor Rogov.

Participants in the competition can be individuals and legal entities who contribute to the solution of social and social problems and motivate others with their good deeds. Entrepreneurs and individuals whose charitable activities are related to state support (state grant, state order, etc.) cannot take part in the competition.

The President of the Association of Business Women of Kazakhstan Raushan Sarsembayeva called on citizens to take part in the contest: «Caravan of Kindness» shows that in our country there are many noble people, heroes who are not always known to the public. Their actions not only cause admiration, but also serve as an example. If you are the person who does good deeds – helps those in need, has shown courage in a difficult situation, has helped to accomplish a wonderful event, this competition is for you!»

Application submission starts on September 2 and runs through November 29, 2019. During December, the selection of applications received will be carried out. The winners of the competition will be determined at the end of February 2020 – on the eve of the celebration of Thanksgiving.

The winners of the «Caravan of Kindness» will be determined in five categories: «Asar» (aimed at encouraging people whose charitable activities are connected with folk traditions and customs), «Tugan zher» (for those who provide assistance to the native land in the field of education, ecology and landscaping , restoration of cultural objects, etc.), «Batyl Zhurek» (encouraged to perform a heroic act, who showed dedication), «Mеyirim Zholynda» (awarded to a person who provides assistance, commits good deeds on a voluntary basis and free of charge), «Kayirimdilik Tarikhy» (nomination for journalists or creative groups for the best media coverage of charity topics, ensuring the release of materials that draw public attention to social problems).

According to the results of the I contest «Caravan of Kindness», the winners were Elikbayeva Symbat from the Karaganda region in the nomination «Asar», Khairullin Arman from the Atyrau region in the nomination «Tugan Zher», Sovet Uldana from the Akmola region in the nomination «Batyl Zhurek», Temerbayeva Rasima from Almaty in the nomination «Meyirim Zholynda», Alexander Kondratov from the North-Kazakhstan region in the nomination «Kayirimdilik Tarikhy».

The detailed information about the competition can be found on the website of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan www.fpp.kz , as well as by phone: +7 (7172) 79 15 98, + 7 701 512 55 00 Shambayeva Aiman  Kasenovna, the executive Director of the Republican Public Association «Association of Business Women of Kazakhstan», project coordinator (e-mail: karavan_dobroty@fpp.kz , rauwomen@yandex.ru ).