Red Cross/Red Crescent Society of Kazakstan


ul. Kunaeva 86
480100 Almaty
Tel: 61-80-75, 61-62-91
Fax: 61-81-72
Contact: Erkebek Argymbaev

The society provides aid to the needy, irrespective of nationality, religion or social status. It has been active in Kazakstan since March 1937, and runs five hospitals, a shelter for refugees, 39 social centers, three soup kitchens, and eight "banks" of clothing, medicine, and food for the poor. The Society sponsors more than 300 charitable events and projects in Kazakstan each year.

A print version of much of the information contained in this Central Asian Third Sector Organizations section can be found in Civil Society in Central Asia (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999).

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Last updated:    November 1998