Hug Me, and I will make you happy!

Eight hugs a day are said to make a person happy. If to look at this warm feeling expression from this side, then the representatives of Association of women with disabilities “Shyrak” together with the ARGO employees made happy more than 300 guests of Maxima shopping mall last Sunday. Almaty citizens, who visited one of…

Journalists discuss the barriers preventing people with disabilities to fully participate in social activities

For the first time in Almaty, Kazakhstan journalists from 12 newspapers, magazines, TV and news agencies gathered on May 5 in “Nash Pub” cafe for a press breakfast to discuss the barriers that prevent people with disabilities to fully participate in the society. The press breakfast was coincided with the International Day on disabled people’s…

The lesson of courage for Aktobe’s youth

Young disabled people of Aktobe had a chance to deepen into the history of World War II and Great Patriotic War, which is not easy, but very important for all of us. 24 April there was a meeting of veterans and young generation to share the courage and bring up the patriotic sense in youth,…

“One Dimension” Festival Takes Place in Ust-Kamenogorsk

“I knew that my mother was looking at me, remembering everything she had to go through. I am very grateful to my family. They have done so much for me and now they are proud of me.” Irina Tolkacheva   Irina, as well as many other participants of “One Dimension” festival, discovered new abilities while…

How it was? The veterans share the memories

28 March 2014 the veterans of Aktobe shared their memories about hard wartime. The meeting took place in memorial museum of Asia Moldagulova. The widows of the veterans, who died during WW II, pensioners and young people with disabilities from “Stimul +” project participated in the meeting. Old women shared their life experience. Being in…

Help for disabled youth in Aktobe

19 February, 2014, Aktobe – “The center of support of paralyzed citizens of Aktobe” within “Stimul+” project and “Empowerment now”national informational campaign organized a meeting under the name “Dear Friend.” Younger and older generations of people with disabilities and special needs took part in the meeting. “Today there is a wide range of services, provided…

Semey Journalists participate in a training on appropriate terminology, applicable to disabled people

Semey, 14-15 February, 2014 – Semey journalists got an opportunity to participate in a training, dedicated to correct usage of terminology, applicable to disabled people. The training was organized within “Empowerment now!” information campaign in both Russian and Kazakh languages. The focus of the training was on correct terminology while covering the topics, connected with…

A youth club for people with disabilities and a volunteers’ school opened in Ust-Kamenogorsk

1 February, 2014, Ust-Kamenogorsk – a youth club opens its doors to young people with disabilities. The club opened with the support of “Bliss” psychological center within the framework of “Empowerment now!” national informational campaign, supported by the Association of Civil Development (ARGO), and funded by the US Agency of International Development (USAID). There have…

A new online portal is launched for disabled people in Temirtau

A social union “Angel Moi” within the “Empowerment now!” national informational campaign, launched an online portal for people with disabilities, as well as for people who are ready to help disabled people The internet address of the portal is angel-moy.kz According to Dmitry Ledencov, the representative of “Angel Moi”, the online portal was launched in…

Shooting for Improved Confidence

Galina Boltovskaya is a confident woman in her mid-40s, who slings a rifle over her shoulder and a crutch under each arm. She isn’t a hunter, but rather an enthusiastic guide for a flashy sporting complex in Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan and an avid marksperson who excels in the 10 meter air rifle shooting event. She took…

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