Social Inclusion


The mission of the initiative is implementation of the rights of people with mental disabilities to live, learn and work without isolation from society.

For this purpose, the Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan will:

  • Strive for positive changes both in the area of rights protection and public perception of children and adults with mental disorders;
  • Support the partners’ networks for the protection of rights and promotion of interests of people with mental disabilities;
  • Support local initiatives to provide alternative services to adults and children with mental disabilities;
  • Promote the concept of inclusive education in the Republic of Kazakhstan in respect of children with mental health problems.

For more information, and for further questions, please contact the Initiative Coordinator, Aynur Shakenova by e-mail: