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Charity Foundation

founded in 2007

AYALA CHARITY FOUNDATION

AYALA Charity Foundation implements charitable projects in the area of healthcare and education to the benefit of children.

Children are the key beneficiaries of all the projects and programs of our Foundation, which are aimed to maintain and make better their quality of life, to promote health, to help with social adaptation and access to education.

We organize fundraising for charitable programs that help solve pressing social problems in the following areas:

  • Reducing infant and child mortality and disability in Kazakhstan.
  • Assistance in training and advanced training for doctors in children’s hospitals, perinatal centers and maternity hospitals in Kazakhstan.
  • Assistance to Kazakhstan’s orphanages and boarding schools, including that in the field of career guidance for children.
  • Assistance to children with special needs due to hearing, vision impairment or mental disorders in remedial education and social adaptation.

AYALA Charity Foundation has been operating in Kazakhstan since 2007. Over this period, the Foundation managed to raise more than 5 billion tenge in form of sponsor support from large companies operating in Kazakhstan and in form of charitable donations from individuals. These funds were used to provide assistance to 242 children’s public health and education institutions in 67 cities and towns across the country. Thanks to such projects as “Breathe, Baby”, “Breath in Life”, “I Want to Live, Too”, tens of thousands of children’s lives were saved. Thousands of children from orphanages and boarding schools received assistance in social adaptation and learning skills useful in life and in the profession.

The mission of AYALA Foundation is to foster the tradition and culture of charity in Kazakhstan. We aim to make charity a necessary norm for the majority of Kazakhstani people.
The Foundation operates transparently, continuously and openly. A systematic approach to solving problems in the field of children’s healthcare and education is the main principle of our work.

The algorithm of our work in implementing charity projects:

  • We identify a problem
  • Collect information about the needs of the assistance recipients
  • Coordinate the collected data with the Ministries and regional departments of health, education, culture and social protection
  • Calculate a budget and write a project
  • Search for sponsors
  • Search for suppliers and conclude an agreement with them
  • Implement the project — we supply equipment, organize an award ceremony, invite the media
  • Submit a financial report to the sponsor

100% of the funds received from the sponsors are allocated for implementation of projects. Remuneration to the Foundation employees is paid out of the Foundation’s founders.

Need more information?
Call us: +7 (727) 356-17-38 / +7 (727) 327-60-43 / +7 (702) 808-33-23
Write to us: info@ayala.kz
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AYALA's Power of Care in numbers

Collected
more than

5,5

billion tenge
over 16 years


More than

1,5

billion tenge
personal contribution of the President of the Foundation

Received
help

264

medical and educational institutions

67

intensive care units received equipment

Collected and
directed

2,2

billion. tenge
for the “Breathe in Life” project


Supported

25

special boarding schools

Provided assistance to

11

psychological and pedagogical
remedial rooms


Supported

27

orphanages and cboarding schools


Supported

4

boarding schools for children from low-income families


Transferred

17

lung ventilators

More
than

200 000

saved children's lives

More
than

50 000

children receive correctional development


Transferred

134

Phototherapy lamps


Transferred

5

ophthalmic laser units


Transferred

1

ultrasound apparatus of expert class


Transferred

14

fetal monitors


Transferred

6

retinal
cameras


Transferred

84

vials of Lucentice medicinal product


Transferred

14

ophthalmoscopes


Transferred

13

infant incubators


Transferred

28

neonatal
reanimation bed


Transferred

148

syringe infusion pumps


Transferred

15

CPAP
units


Transferred

44

medical
aspirators


Transferred

34

bedside
monitors


Transferred

2

anesthesia apparatuses


Transferred

2

defibrillators


Transferred

16

EEG
monitors


Transferred

17

hypothermia apparatus
complexes


Transferred

15

intensive care
beds


Transferred

1 162

PPEs


Transferred

80

liters
of antiseptics

Transferred
more than

25 000

medical
masks

Transferred
more than

3 500

pcs of children's
shoes and clothes

Transferred more than

6 000

toys, office supplies, books

Transferred more than

1 000

names of medicines

Transferred more than

1 690

food baskets

Transferred more than

120

units of sewing and joiner's equipment

Provided

40

tablet computers for use


Transferred

54

bactericidal lamps


Transferred

30

medical wheelchairs


Transferred

73

pulse oximeters

More than

1 000

children completed career guidance program


Equipped

3

audioclasses for сhildren with hearing disability


Equipped

1

sound recording studio at school


Installed

3

TOMATIS devices

Equipped more than

47

playgrounds at hospitals, boarding schools, sanatoriums

More than

4 000

children use the sport equipment of the Foundation


Transferred

19

fully equipped sensory rooms

More than

5 500

children attend classes in sensory rooms

More than

1 000

doctors and nurses completed training

More than

6 100

children received gifts for the New Year

More than

1 200

low-income families received help

More than

600

medical workers received assistance during the pandemics

More than

40

pieces of household equipment transferred to hospitals during the pandemics

More than

600

high schoolers and college students train in SIC

4

high schoolers were admitted to Arystan lyceum


Organized

20

career guidance courses


Opened

25

workshops at boarding schools

More than

2 500

children attend workshops organized by the Foundation annually

70

training videos for doctors and nurses were produced


Signed

2

Memorandums with South Korean clinics

More than

30

foreign doctors shared their expertise with doctors of Kazakhstan

More than

30

doctors have improved their qualifications abroad


Published

4

medical training manuals for neonatal specialists

More than

15

seminars and conferences were held for doctors and nurses

More than

6 100

children covered by the fests organized by the Foundation

More than

5 000

marathon runners from 25 countries ran to help children

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AYALA FOUNDATION PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS

Aidan Tuletayevna Suleimenova
President of the Foundation

Dear Friends,

Our Foundation activities’ goal is to reduce children and infant mortality and disability in Kazakhstan. Our mission is to foster a tradition and culture of charity in our country.

Since 2007, with the support of hundreds of sponsors and the help of tens of thousands of Kazakhstanis, we have saved the lives of more than 130 thousand children in Kazakhstan. And we did this through systemic changes in healthcare.

Step by step, using the Foundations raised, we are installing special resuscitation equipment in perinatal Centres and maternity hospitals, in children’s multidisciplinary and infectious diseases hospitals effectively all over Kazakhstan.

We have trained more than 500 neonatologists, cardiac surgeons and nurses in the latest techniques and practices in caring for newborns. And we continue to do this, only in an online format now.

More than 50 thousand Kazakhstani children receive correctional development, play and develop physically, intellectually and creatively, gain practical skills for future professions using special equipment donated to 233 educational and remedial institutions in the country.

Why do we do it?

Because we want our children to be able to receive all required medical care in Kazakhstan, rather than outside it. We want as few children as possible to receive the status of “special”, because their health and intelligence are recovered by Kazakhstani professional doctors. We want teachers in specil boarding schools and psychological and learning disability rooms to work with children using the most modern equipment and the most advanced remedial techniques.

“Ayalau” translated from the Kazakh language means “to take care”, “to cherish”. Giving care to children in need of help, fighting what seems invincible and frightening — death and illness, showing perseverance, creative approach, creativity and character, our Foundation gives this world the brightest power — the Power of Care.

Power can destroy, yet it can also create and do good. After all, as is commonly known, with great power comes great responsibility. For me personally, the meaning of this phrase is as follows: if there is an opportunity to do more than others can do, I direct my power to a good deed.

If you are able to help the Good, just do it. Even small good deeds can cause big changes in the world and in our country. Join our POWER OF CARE!

Appreciation to everybody who supports the Power of Care of AYALA Foundation, Aidan Suleimenova

Our team

Diana Baitasova
Vice President for Legal Issues

I have been actively involving into the process of attracting new friends, sponsors and partners for the Foundation for many years as a volunteer. My duties at the Foundation are to manage properly all legal issues connected to sponsors, beneficiaries and government, which I'm also run on volonueering basis. In my life, I am an active sportswoman and a loving mother.

Dina Taskuzhina
Vice President for Finance

My task at the Foundation is to do everything to ensure that financial flows are crystal clear from sponsors to beneficiaries. I take an active part in various Foundation’s programs and receive a powerful positive charge from this.

Natalia Yeskova
Vice President for Communications

I joined the Foundation’s team in 2019 when I realized that I wanted every day to do more than just come to work and perform my job duties perfectly. For the last 20 years I have been working in the corporate sector of IT and telecoms, the drivers of the modern world development. And now I’m glad to use my extensive knowledge and experience in management, marketing and communication for positive changes in Kazakhstan every day. Charitable activities inspire me by the endless opportunities for creativity, the combination of difficult challenges and, of course, the main result for which we all work at the Foundation - the reduction of child disability and mortality in Kazakhstan.

Kseniya Manzhgaladze
Coordinator of strategic projects

I graduated from the St. Petersburg Humanitarian University of Trade Unions with a degree in manager of socio-cultural activities. Have been working with the Foundation from 2009. I communicate with sponsors and beneficiaries, look for interesting projects and implement them. I like that AYALA Foundation projects improve the healthcare and education sectors and cover hundreds of people. I am fond of sports, reading, and love to travel.

Elina Shedid
Coordinator of international and educational projects

I came to the AYALA Foundation in 2010 as a volunteer, when I entered the Kazakh National University of International Relations and Foreign Languages. Took part in dozens of Foundation’s projects. That is why after graduating from the university, I decided to stay and work here, because I always dreamed of bringing benefit to people and the country. Currently, I am handling international and educational projects. Fluency in several foreign languages (English and Greek) helps a lot. Working in charity gave me the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of true human values. I also realized that helping children and seeing their smiles is a great joy for me. Therefore, I do want as many people as possible to devote themselves to serving children. I believe that the wise goodness and noble qualities of our people will make charitable activities an important part of our lives.

Artyom Radaikin
Projects coordinator in Almaty

I have been working with the Foundation from 2012. During this time, I learned to find a common language with teachers and children of our sponsored orphanages, boarding schools and other children's institutions. My mother was a teacher, so I know the challenges that the educational institutions face quite well. Implemented dozens of projects. I am a techy by education, so my approach to solving problems is more engineering than humanitarian. Creativity, communication with new people, launching new projects, introducing innovations in special education, attracting volunteers - I get all this from charity. And I’m glad that the Foundation saves children’s lives and makes people happy. I hope that more people will do good deeds in the future.

Zarina Rgaeva
Accountant

I am very sociable and take part in the Foundation’s events as a volunteer with great pleasure. Working at the Foundation, I became a strong supporter of effective charity and learned a lot about the state of affairs in children's healthcare and education.

Zhibek Dzhumasheva
Lawyer

Before entering for the specialty of the international law at Kazakh State University, I studied at the Republican school Daryn, where I participated in events to help children from large and low-income families. Working as a lawyer, I got acquainted with the activities of the AYALA Foundation and became its volunteer. I consider it my professional duty to provide the Foundation’s programs and projects with all essential legal assistance.

History of the Foundation

2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022

Year of Foundation establishment. Medical equipment was purchased for KZT8,325,918 for the Children's Clinical Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Almaty.

In Almaty, the first children’s lives were saved with the lung ventilator installed by the Foundation in the Children's Clinical Hospital for Infectious Diseases. The total amount of sponsor assistance in the form of medical equipment, drugs and other assistance of the Foundation for this Hospital amounted to KZT34,350,808. Two children's hospitals and several maternity hospitals in Almaty received new medical equipment to the amount exceeding KZT28 mln. Dmitry Malikov has become the Foundation's ambassador.

On January 27, through the direct involvement of AYALA Foundation, Association of Charity Foundations was established, and that date has become a Day of Charity in the Republic of Kazakhstan. More than 700 children from orphanages in Almaty and the region took part in the Day of Smile. Equipment for nursing premature babies with extremely low body weight to the amount of more than KZT44 mln was transferred to the Perinatal Center in Almaty.

The first team of cardiac surgeons completed advanced training courses in the leading clinics of the European Union with financial support from AYALA Foundation and the Association of Charity Foundations. 80% of children with heart defects got a chance to live. The National Scientific Center of Surgery named after Syzganov received medical equipment for pediatric cardiac surgery from AYALA to the amount of KZT 35.9 mln. 16 hospitals in the Almaty region received phototherapy lamps to the amount of KZT 18.5 mln from the Foundation. The Foundation’s boxes are installed in Air Astana ticket offices and in the Qaganat canteens.

A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between AYALA Foundation and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 13 hospitals in 8 cities and 1 village of Kazakhstan received new equipment for pediatric intensive care units and surgery theatres to the amount of KZT114.7 mln 5 correctional boarding schools received special remedial equipment to the amount of KZT3.9 mln. The Foundation's boxes are installed in the central office of Halyk Bank. With the support of AYALA Foundation, a team of pediatric cardiac surgeons from Italy trained Kazakh cardiac surgeons in advanced training courses for 10 days.

The infant mortality rate in Almaty has been reduced by 28%, and the Foundation’s “Breathe, Baby” project contributed to it, too. 4 neonatologists from Atyrau region and East Kazakhstan region completed advanced training courses at the Kharkov Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education. 4 regional perinatal centers and 5 children's hospitals in Almaty received new intensive care and medical equipment to the amount of KZT91 mln.

Antonio Banderas and the Chairman of the Board of Kaspi Bank donated KZT38 million to the Foundation thus completing “Breathe, Baby” project. 6 regional perinatal centers and 4 children’s hospitals in 10 cities of the Republic of Kazakhstan received new resuscitation equipment for the total amount of KZT143.2 mln.

50 projects have been implemented to help educational institutions, incl. correctional boarding schools of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the total amount of KZT53.1 mln.

15 medical institutions (perinatal centers, maternity hospitals, children's hospitals) in 5 cities and 2 villages of Kazakhstan received resuscitation and medical equipment to the amount exceeding KZT 85 mln.

Medical equipment for children's intensive care units to the total amount of KZT22.5 mln was provided to the central district hospitals of Kyzylorda region (Aralsk, Kazalinsk, Karmakshi, Zhalagash, Syrdarya, Shieli) and the Regional Children's Hospital of Kyzylorda. The Almaty Perinatal Center and the Pavlodar Regional Hospital for Infectious Diseases received resuscitation equipment to the amount of KZT45.6 mln.

The 10th anniversary of the Foundation. A Memorandum was signed with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the joint implementation of “Controlled Hypothermia” project aimed to save newborns with asphyxia. The first “School of Philanthropy” in the Republic of Kazakhstan began to operate. Two orthopedic doctors from the Aksai Children's Hospital in Almaty were trained in Busan National University Hospital. Charitable performance “Turn the Game” was given by Dmitry Malikov.

A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed with Busan National University Hospital. Professor-orthopedist of the Busan National University Hospital Jun Sub-Lee became an ambassador of the Foundation. Equipment for controlled hypothermia worth KZT20.3 mln was installed at the Perinatal Center in Almaty. A memorandum of cooperation was signed between the AYALA Charity Foundation and the Health Department for Aktobe Region.

A memorandum was signed with Busan Economic Development Agency and Dong-A Private Clinic It is aimed at improving the qualification of Kazakhstani doctors and expanding cooperation in the field of charitable medicine. Shu City Hospital received new equipment for intensive care of newborns.

The Foundation allocated KZT130 mln to help hospitals and people in need as part of the activities against COVID-19. The Foundation transferred two hardware complexes for controlled hypothermia to the regional perinatal centers of Turkestan and Atyrau for a total amount of over KZT45 mln. An incubator for newborns and 6 light therapy lamps were transferred to 2 perinatal centers in Almaty and to the pediatric intensive care unit of Aktobe Medical Center.

In 2021, the Foundation raised more than KZT480 mln from major sponsors and in form of donations from Kazakhstani people. Out of those funds, 216 million were allocated for the purchase and installation of 80 units of the latest medical equipment in 12 perinatal centers in Kazakhstan. In the next 5 years, this will help save the lives and intelligence of thousands of newborn children.

KZT170 mln were allocated to “Retinopathy of Prematurity” project. The equipment and medicines were transferred to 14 perinatal and national scientific centers of Kazakhstan. The assistance includes 84 vials of Lucentis, 2 retinal cameras, 14 ophthalmoscopes, 5 laser units. 1,270 newborns underwent diagnostics and 30 babies were saved from complete blindness using the equipment provided by the Foundation.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

ALMATY
050040, Al-Farabi avenue, 77/7
Esentai Tower multi-functional facility, Fl. 9

Tel.: +7 (727) 327 60 43
Tel.: +7 (727) 356 17 38
Fax: +7 (727) 356 17 59
Mob.: +7 702 808 33 23

E-mail: info@ayala.kz

ASTANA
010000, Turan avenue, 18
Turan 18 Business Center: Block B, Office 703

Tel.: +7 (7172) 79 90 20
Mob.: +7 777 364 26 43

E-mail: dinara@ayala.kz

ALMATY

050040, Al-Farabi avenue 77/7
Esentai Tower multi-functional facility, Fl. 9

Tel.: +7 (727) 327 60 43

Tel.: +7 (727) 356 17 38

Fax: +7 (727) 356 17 59

Mob.: +7 (702) 808 33 23

E-mail: info@ayala.kz

ASTANA

010000, Turan avenue, 18

Turan 18 Business-Center: block B, office 703

Tel.: +7 (7172) 79 90 20

Mob.: +7 777 364 26 43

E-mail: info@ayala.kz

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