Branch of "Damu" Fund in the North-Kazakhstan region in cooperation with the Entrepreneurs support centre held a seminar to support beginning entrepreneurs with disabilities, within the “Damu-Komek” program and “Look at the stars” project under the Month of charity campaign in North Kazakhstan region.
On October 1st the World celebrated one of the most important dates in the history of mankind - the Day of Older Persons. Such campaigns as a month of charity and support for older people and people with disabilities were dedicated to this special day in the North- Kazakhstan region. The purpose of the Month - is to attract public attention to the problems of this group of people , and to give them all possible support . These days, the region hosts various events, charity events, anniversary congratulations.
On the basis of the partner consulting company, consultants of Entrepreneurs Support Center (ESC) and the staff of the Fund "Damu" held a seminar on " Introduction to Entrepreneurship" for beginning businessmen with disabilities.
Participants of the program “Damu-Komek”, beginning and operating businessmen with disabilities, which received sponsorship within the program, were invited to the seminar. Also those entrepreneurs with disabilities, who applied for participation in the second round of the " Look at the stars" project which is being implemented by the Charity Fund "Kus Zholy" in partnership with the "Damu " , were invited to the seminar.
Seminar participants expressed a keen interest in accounting, business planning , credit and legal aspects of doing business.
After the event all participants expressed their gratitude for the attention shown to this category of entrepreneurs . Also they told about the need on organizing such information and training seminars on a regular basis in order to increase the level of business knowledge , social activity and professional rehabilitation of potential and existing entrepreneurs with disabilities.
Since the start of the " Damu- K ө mek " program 29 applications on charity support were received by branch of "Damu" Fund in North Kazakhstan region from beginning and existing entrepreneurs with disabilities . T oday 19 entrepreneurs have already received support .
As of October 9, 2012 10 beginning entrepreneurs with disabilities of the 1st and 2nd groups submitted applications for participation in the “Look at the stars” project in North- Kazakhstan region.