The Akimat (mayor) invited parents and teachers to a meeting. He had identified key areas affecting students in the school in his area that he was concerned about, including HIV and AIDS, suicide, the excessive use of phones. He called the meeting “All that is important for your child”.
Operation Mercy Kazakhstan organized a seven-day HIV and Aids seminar, for people to be equipped to make a real difference in the HIV and AIDS pandemic.
There are now 1,500 more teachers who have been empowered and equipped to teach their students about HIV and AIDS! This is an excellent example of how our NGO can widen the government’s “umbrella of care” to its people and assist in it being able to achieve its objectives.
“I’d never been taught about HIV and AIDS before or heard about the consequences of the disease for my life. Now I want to live safely.”
Who cares for the care workers? In Kazakhstan, Almaty region social workers explored this question during the “Caring for Caregivers” seminar facilitated by Dr. Scott Breslin.
10,000 people are trafficked through Kazakhstan every year. These people literally just disappear. With promises of more money, they are lured away.
Operation Mercy organised a conference in Kazakhstan for parents whose children are HIV positive or have AIDS.
The Akimat (mayor) invited parents and teachers to a meeting. He had identified key areas affecting students in the school in his area that he was concerned about,