A waste sorting plant started working in Balykchy of Issyk-Kul region thanks to Kumtor Gold Company. The official opening took place on New Year’s eve.
Municipal authorities of Balykchy, Issyk-Kul region, are currently preparing working sites and assembling the waste sorting equipment at the municipal waste landfill. The project was initiated in 2019 by Balykchy Town Hall Administration and approved by KGC Regional Committee.
As part of the cooperation program for the Issyk-Kul region, Kumtor has supported a seed farming project in Jety-Oguz district, Issyk-Kul province developed by the Regional Development Agency Public Fund. Its budget is 5 million soms.
Kumtor Gold Company CJSC supported the implementation of the project “Popularization of Energy Efficient Construction in the Region”. The project is implemented by the Public Association “Seico”. The project budget is US $ 130,000.
Kumtor Gold Company provided support to the project “Job creation through opening and development of mini sustainable sewing shops in the region” being implemented by “Insan Generation” Public Foundation. The project budget is USD 118,000.
Kumtor Gold Company supported the project “Training of Software Developers (Front-End + PHP)” to be implemented by IT Academy Karakol (Non-Governmental Association “Steps to Success”) in 2020-2021 academic year. The project budget is USD 61,060.
Kumtor Gold Company funded the children’s playground and youth recreation project to be implemented in Orgochor, Jeti-Oguz district. The facility will also be available for children from the adjacent villages. The project was implemented under the KGC program providing financial assistance to local initiatives.
Kumtor Gold Company CJSC, as part of the regional cooperation program and Issyk-Kul farmers assistance scheme, having considered the project proposed by the villagers, has contributed KGS 3,875,740 for rehabilitation of the pumping station and water intake channel in Eshperov, Ton district, Issyk-Kul region.
A delivery ceremony for the new bulldozer took place at the Ton district administration, Issyk-Kul oblast, on April 6, 2020.
On the eve of the New Year holidays, Kumtor Gold Company presented 2,604 gifts to children of Jeti-Oguz and Ton districts, as well as the cities of Balykchy and Karakol in Issyk-Kul oblast.
TV news video about New Year Celebration for kids in Karakol