Kenes Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova’s Saby Fund continues with the mission to support those on duty to fight COVID-19. Doctors and nurses from Atyrau region of Kazakhstan will get 2000 protective sets. Atyrau region is a hot spot of the virus outbreak and the situation there remains pretty tense. The complete protective set consists of the suit, face mask, gloves and glasses. The personal equipment is made according to the strict standards of biological hazard handling.
President of the Saby charity fund, Mrs. Aselle Tasmagambetova, tells that it wasn’t an easy task to purchase a proper equipment. The market is full of inferior quality goods. Professionals working with COVID-19 patients are risking their life and the proper equipment is of literary vital importance. Saby fund’s founders invested time, efforts and money to find the properly certified and high-quality medical equipment. It will truly protect medics from the virus.
For medical staff at the second line of defence, for those who are outside IC wards and intensive contacts with COVID-19 patients, Saby purchased 10.400 face masks and 10.000 protective screens.
President Aselle Tasmagambetova underlines that Saby fund is working in close contact with the Ministry of the Healthcare of Kazakhstan. Every piece of equipment is confirmed by the ministry and every specification was negotiated before the purchase.
Saby Fund, the oldest private charity in Kazakhstan is founded by businessman Kenes Rakishev and philanthropist Aselle Tasmagambetova. The fund turned 18 this year. It operates a wide range of charity programs helping disabled people, orphans and orphanages. It is actively involved in environmental protection initiative to secure the population of the endemic Caspian seal in the region. Saby is actively engaged in developing a better education system for the country.
Saby’s integral philosophy dictates an unique and personal approach to every program they establish. Aselle Tasmagambetova and Kenes Rakishev seek for solutions which help people to build better tomorrow together and by applying their own will and intentions. Saby fund helps them to achieve their own goals. Saby fund is widely known for “Build your business” contest. The contest is aimed to induce and implement the business ideas.
At the #SabyFoundation, we believe that education is integral for the socio-economic development of a country. Over the years we have led several projects focused on improving access to education in Kazakhstan & helping young people achieve their ambitions https://t.co/74B9wtWmse
— Kenges Rakishev (@kengesr) May 19, 2020
Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus Saby assigned helping the nation to overcome the threat a top priority. Aselle Tasmagambetova, Kenes Rakishev, partners and supporters of charity purchased test kits, lung ventilators, established a free and public mobile testing lab and supplied hospitals with protective equipment for the staff.