The Minister got acquainted with the work of the Inclusive Design Center, which was established in April of this year.
Center's work focuses on the interaction with the state bodies and the availability of the Company's facilities, consulting services for the integrated support of persons with different types of disabilities for the purpose of psychological training and information, as well as further employment and social adaptation.
During his visit Minister M.Abylkasymova stressed that in addition to the main activity - such centers have a motivating function for people with disabilities.
"Today the guys who work here - they do a great job of showing by example that with today's technology, you can fulfill your potential in society. For our part we are ready to provide full support. Many of those who are working in the center - were employed through employment centers, have become parties to productive employment program. I want to wish success to the guys and we aim to replicate this experience in all regions of the country "- said the head of department Madina Abylkasymova.
Initiated the establishment of the Center by the Chairman of the Public Fund "Fund of social innovation projects« ELAMAN »and social activist Diamond Yerzhan.
"In the near future we will launch expert training course, volunteers at an affordable environment, training for those who want to do social entrepreneurship, will provide free legal assistance to persons with disabilities", - said Yerzhan Diamond.
Also on this day, the Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan Madina Abylkasymova visited a public association of persons with disabilities Center "Independent life" DOS ". This is - an organization of people with disorders of the musculoskeletal system, functioning since 2006.
Over the years, the center put the work on realization of social projects on repair and maintenance of special vehicles for people with disabilities in the framework of the "Inva-service station" project, socially oriented project "School of Ceramics", where people with disabilities are taught the art of pottery.
The center also organized the activities of cultural and leisure club "DOS Art" on the organization of concerts and cultural activities of people with disabilities, as a form of rehabilitation.
FTC "Dos-Art" is an active participant in the country's cultural and social projects. In the piggy bank vocalists trophies and wins many awards, such as the International Competition of people with disabilities "Nessebar Without Borders" (Bulgaria), International Disability creativity contest "Vitebsk- 2017" within the framework of the International Art Festival "Slavic Bazaar" (Belarus) and many others .
By the way, in 2017 the center of the project "Service maintenance and repair of disability techniques" Inva-STO "took the third place in the competition of the best social projects in Kazakhstan.