Shapagat Aid Society for Disabled Children and their Mothers


ul. Shalantos-Baradur 20a
468210 Novo-Kazalinsk
Tel: 21-1-29, 22-5-90
Contact: Shynara Zhensikbaeva, Coordinator

The Shapagat Society was formed in 1996 by a group of mothers concerned about the future of their disabled children in the face of weakened social welfare structures and lack of government assistance. Shapagat provides medical assistance to needy families, specialized day care for disabled children, and helps mothers of disabled children to find employment. Other activities include:

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