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Deputy Prime Minister tasks to assist in celebrating the childrens villages 20th anniversary

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by January 24, 2017 Legal

Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Imangali Tasmagambetov chaired today a selector meeting focused on assisting the SOS Childrens Villages of Kazakhstan Corporate Fund. Participating in the meeting was CF Chairman Serik Seidumanov, deputy akims of Almaty, Astana cities and Karaganda region.

This year, SOS Childrens Villages of Kazakhstan marks its 20th anniversary. Foster families appeared in Almaty for the first time in the 90s. From this year, SOS Childrens Village of Temirtau received 100% financing for the orphans and children with no parental care. The akimat considers it necessary to change the form of ownership for the a similar funding of the Almaty childrens village.

The issue of financing for the orphans and children with no parental care was raised by SOS Childrens Villages earlier. As a result, in 2015, local executive bodies got recommendation to consider a phased transition to the full financing for the orphans and children with no parental care in SOS Childrens Villages until 2020.

Following the meeting, Vice Prime Minister I.Tasmagambetov tasked the akimats of Karaganda region, Almaty and Astana cities to provide support to SOS Childrens Villages of Kazakhstan Corporate Fund in celebrating the 20th anniversary of childrens villages of Kazakhstan.

In addition, Vice Prime Minister stressed the need to purchase the necessary equipment and consider a phased transition to the full coverage of financing until 2020.

To ensure the rights of children to live and grow up in an intact family, the SOS Childrens Villages of Kazakhstan Corporate Fund should consider creating foster families from among SOS-mothers with following independent living, as well as a transforming SOS childrens villages into the support centers for children in difficult life situation.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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