Kumtor Company, this week, distributed approximately 3,000 New Year gifts to children in Jety-Oguz and Ton districts as well as in the towns of Balykchi and Karakol, Issyk-Kul province. Traditional gifts were given to children from needy families as well as to orphaned and special needs children. Also, gifts were sent to primary school students in Jety-Oguz district and thirty high-achievers in Ton district. Primary school students in neighboring altitude Ak-Shiyrak district received their gifts, too.
New Year sweets were delivered to children with the support of local self-government bodies, which had presented lists of children and organized matinees in the Issyk-Kul region. The gifts were distributed to a number of children’s organizations, including the Society of Disabled Children, Balykchi-based orphan home “Children of the Tien-Shan”, orphanage “Hadicha”, rehabilitation facility “Shoola Kol” in Ton district, as well as homes and facilities for special needs children in Jety-Oguz district and an orphanage in the town of Karakol.
Many Company employees have personally congratulated small Issyk-Kulers. The Finance Department of the Company has organized collection of warm clothes for the children of Hadicha orphanage in Ton district. The clothes were delivered to them along with New Year gifts and sweets purchased with funds raised by Company employees during the annual golf tournament.
The festive ocassion for the Balykchi-based crisis center “Children of the Tien-Shan” was organized on December 25 by employees of the Company’s Marshalling Yard and its partner organization, Children’s Education Center of Balykchi who prepared a concert program. Approximately 80 children attended the festive event.
“It is not for the first time that the Company responds to our request regarding the provision of our children with New Year gifts. It is very important to carry out such events for children whose families are in difficult circumstances, as kindness and attention from their neighbors help children believe in a miracle,” said Director of the Center Dmitry Trofimov.