Atyrau Oblast Rehabilitation Center has been upgraded with new equipment

02 February 2023

Tengizchevroil donated equipment to Atyrau Oblast Rehabilitation Center for a total amount of about 41 million tenge. This project was sponsored by Tengizchevroil.

The center annually provides services to about 1,000 people of the 1st and 2nd disability groups from all over the region over the age of 16. Currently, there are 55 people undergoing rehabilitation programs.

As mentioned by the Head of Atyrau Oblast department for coordination of employment, social programs Azamat Mambetov, this equipment is of great importance for the rehabilitation center: “Today, thanks to the sponsorship of TCO, the new equipment has been transferred to Atyrau Regional Rehabilitation Center. It is essential for a center that serves up to 1,000 people annually. I hope that it will be useful and contribute to the speedy recovery of our citizens.”

In total, TCO donated 9 items of equipment designed to improve the motor skills of the musculoskeletal system for patients after stroke, etc.

The company expressed its hope that this equipment will have a positive impact on the recovery of the rehabilitation center's patients.

“The center is visited by residents from all over Atyrau Oblast, and we hope that our support will have a positive impact on the quick recovery of visitors. TCO, as a socially responsible company, has always sought to provide social support in the region where it conducts its production activities. Over the years, the company has allocated $2.6 billion for the implementation of socially significant projects.”, - said Asset Kurmanbayev, TCO Legal Department General Manager.

It should be noted that this year the patients of the rehabilitation center also attended hippotherapy classes at “Atyrau. Small country” Public Fund. In 2022, the fund received financial support under TCO Community Investments Program. As the Head of “Atyrau. Small country” Yerlan Kumiskaliyev notes the patients are making significant progress. Moreover, 2 patients of the rehabilitation center who attended hippotherapy sessions in 2022 won gold and silver medals at the Kazakhstan Para Equestrian Tournament.

In addition to the voluntary social infrastructure program “Egilik” with an annual budget of $25 million and the Community Investments Program, with budget of $2.3 million in 2022, the company also provides sponsorship support. Thus, donation of equipment to the rehabilitation center is not the first joint project with the Department for the Coordination of Employment and Social Programs. Earlier, an agreement was signed under which 100 pensioners, veterans of labor, half of whom are residents of Zhylyoi district, will undergo a free wellness course at Atyrau Sanatorium from November 2022 to April 2023 thanks to TCO sponsorship.