Kashagan Project Supports Local Communities in Atyrau Region
OREANDA-NEWS. December 20, 2011. North Caspian Operating Company B.V. (NCOC), together with Agip KCO, the agent company responsible for Phase I of the Kashagan project, hosted a ceremony in Atyrau today to formally hand over another 15 Sponsorship & Donation (S&D) projects to local residents under the Consortium's S&D programme.
Opening the S&D handover ceremony, NCOC External Relations Director P. Delpont said: "The Consortium has been helping local communities in the areas it operates in, through S&D programmes, focusing on economic sustainability and welfare, health, culture, cultural heritage, sports, education or the underprivileged. The timing of the event is rather symbolic: It is being held ahead of celebrations of the 20th anniversary of
The Consortium supported 15 S&D projects, among the beneficiaries of which were:
School No 6: provided with support under environmental project "Through knowledge to actions";
Kindergarten No 8 of extended care for TB-infected children : provided with household appliances;
Kindergarten No 24 "Bakhytty Balalykshak": provided with kitchen equipment;
Secondary school No 14 named after Chekhov: provided with computer equipment;
Kindergarten "Altyn Balyk": provided with an outdoor playground;
Secondary school named after N. Krupskaya: provided with musical instruments and sports equipment;
The war and labour veterans society of Balykshy District: provided with 100 food coupons and 10 vouchers to the "Atyrau" health resort;
The disabled people's society of Balykshy District: provided with 100 food coupons and 10 vouchers to the "Atyrau" health resort;
The veteran's club "Frontovichka": 27 food coupons;
Low-income families of Makat district as part of the "Happy Family" campaign: provided with 200 food coupons;
The war and labour veterans society of Makat District: provided with 9 vouchers to the "Atyrau" health resort.
In 2010 the consortium's S&D programme supported 84 projects in the Mangistau and Atyrau regions, and one project to assist flood victims in Kyzylagash. The Consortium sponsored 42 S&D projects in Atyrau Region, 24 of which were in Atyrau and