In Almaty was launched action “Wish Tree” (PHOTO)


December 06, 2015

In Almaty was launched action “Wish Tree” (PHOTO)

Almaty. KazInform – In Almaty simultaneously in four shopping centers will be set “Wish trees” in frames of the project Charity Wish Tree. Action will be conducted with the support of city’s akimat. Initiators are Almaty students.

This year more than 700 children from orphanages, foster homes and low-income families of Almaty, Issyk, Kaskelen cities and also Talgar and Ili districts will receive New Year presents.

Charity Wish Tree project started in 2014 in AlmaU (Almaty Management University). Then group of students made wishes of 60 children of orphanage #1 come true. Today 12 universities of the country and more than 200 volunteers are involved in the project. All the desirous can make presents – both physical faces and companies.

« “About two months ago we actively started to work on project. Visited orphanages, low-income families and foster homes and collected children’s letters-wishes on the New Year. Today there are these letters hanging on the tree and every person can come and choose the wish, and during several days make it come true. If someone wants, he can go and visit orphanages with us and give the present himself. Already in December 13 receipt of applications is shutting down and count of database starts. Then we speak to the administration of orphanages and post in the internet the schedule when we come there and bring presents”, - informed student of AlmaU Nigora Bahovudinova.

Also organizers told about most interesting and original wishes. Most of children want toys, sportswear, dolls, dresses. Older children want to get interesting books, and some of them wished presents not for them personally but for their little brothers and sisters, other kids voiced one common wish.

Many stars and media-personalities of the country have already joined the project in social networks. The Action will last from 5 to 13 of December. These days there will be duty volunteers in such shopping centers as Dostyk Plaza, Esentai Mall, MEGA Alma-Ata and MEGA Park from 10.00 till 22.00 hours. They will register all the wishing to participate in project and will receive gifts for storage which will be delivered to kids after the end of action.

Source: интернет-портал