Corporate social responsibility
Bai-Tushum Bank has been contributing to society support and development for 16 years through the implementation of charity and sponsorship programs and projects in education and social security. This activities form an integral part of bank’s business and, ultimately, promote the sustainable economic development, improved quality of life and social support of population in the regions.
In 2015 the Bank’s approach to charity and sponsorship remained unchanged. It is still based on the principles of consistency and long-term effect, targeting, openness and transparency. Priority is given to regular clients and beneficiaries that significantly contribute to society development for many years: to kindergartens, socially vulnerable children, including children from asocial families, children with disabilities, boarding schools and nursing homes for elderly.
In 2015 Bank’s charitable actions devoted to important national holidays, such as Children’s Day, Orozo Ait, Day of Persons with Disabilities, covered more than 2,000 children, who received aid in the form of the targeted delivery of presents with sweets, products, toys and stationery. For some boarding schools the Bank purchased appliances, furniture, organized festive shows and activities with contests and prizes.
Following its many years of tradition, before the 9th of May Bai-Tushum Bank congratulated veterans with the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War and financed festive activities in the regions, implemented together with the members of public authorities. More than 500 veterans and home front workers across Kyrgyzstan received money gifts and food packages.
A number of charity events were devoted to the month of Ramadan, a month of compassion, mercy and noble actions sacred for all Muslims. At the initiative of the management, the representatives of 13 Bank’s offices across Kyrgyzstan organized a collective iftar (break of fast, evening meals during Ramadan) for more than 800 people, who observed the fast. The guests were entertained to tasty pilaf, many fruits, sweets and pastries.
It is necessary to point out that the Bank regularly provides assistance to those, who are in need and who don’t receive sufficient support from the state.
In addition to its engagement in charity events, the Bank on individual basis regularly assists those people, who really require such assistance, by paying for expensive treatment, purchasing medicine, food and cloths. Bank’s employees actively participate in financial aid mobilization, and promptly respond to the requests of fellow citizens by collecting money, books, toys, cloths etc.
Responsibility. Assistance. Support . Development
Since the founding the Bank has been actively involved in promoting social and economic development of the country, always focusing its activities on the international practice of corporate social responsibility and seeking to make a significant contribution to improving the welfare of the population and sustainable development of the regions through the launch of social programs.
The Board of Directors of the Bai-Tushum Bank made decision on borders expanding of charity and support of projects contributing to improving standards of life in regions of Kyrgyzstan. After investigation of the most urgent problems in distant regions, the Bank selected for funding and successfully completed 7 social projects in Talas, Chui, Batken, Naryn, Jalalabat and Osh oblasts for total amount more than 4,1 mln. KGS.
Project №1. The Kindergarten “Seitek” in Panfilov region, Chui oblast
The kindergarten “Seitek”, which is located in village district Kurama of Panfilov region of Chui oblast, is for 120 places. After reconstruction
the kindergarten is needed in equipment. “Bai-Tushum and Partners” allocate fund to the kindergarten in amount 286 650 som for purchasing of kitchen
equipment and domestic appliances. On the allocated funds for pupils of the kindergarten were purchased all necessary items: bedding, household appliances,
ware sets, equipment for dining room, stationery, educational accessories, carpet products, toys and many other things.
Project №2. Residential treatment center «Kelechek» in Isyk-Ata region, Chui oblast
In this residential treatment center “Kelechek”, which is located in the village Kirgshelk of Isysk-Ata region of Chui oblast, reside 47 orphan children
aged from 5 till 16 years. The building “Kelechek” during winter period was heated by heating devices but the sewerage system did not work. The Bank
“Bai-Tushum and Partners” allocates funds in amount 493 972 som for complete overhaul of heating and sewerage system of the center. In October of 2012,
all repair works were completed, and children started to live and study in more comfortable conditions.
Project №3. The School № 33 name of R. Ismanaliev in Suzak region, Jalalabat oblast.
The School # 33 name of R. Ismanaliev is located in the village Bagysh of Suzak region of Jalalabat region. After several spring mud streams, the school
was in a critical condition. It was necessary to update floors, to repair roof and ceiling, to replace heaters and asphalt schoolyard. Thanks to sponsorship
assistance of “Bai-Tushum and Partners” in amount 322 320 som were conducted all necessary construction works. In November of 2012 was the inauguration ceremony
of the new additional school building opening. Today the doors of the school are again open for pupils.
Project № 4. The Playground in Talac city, Talas oblast
One of the successfully completed social projects of the Bank, directed to improving standards of living of population and social infrastructure of cities is
the new playground in Talas city, for which the Bank allocate funds in 200 000 som. The playground is equipped in the yard of multi-storey housing with 360 family
living. The inhabitants of the residential district took active part in design of the playground and the choice of the place of its arrangement. The inauguration
ceremony of the playground with participation of the city mayor and oblast administration representatives took place on December 6.
Project № 5. The repair of irrigational system in Kochkor region, Naryn oblast
In the village Kum-Dobo in Kochkor region of Naryn oblast reside over 6000 inhabitants. Annually due to lack of sufficient water volume, the inhabitants of the
village lose large number of harvest, approximately 200 ton of corns and 600 ton of potatoes. The Bank allocates fund in 900 000 som to the local community for repairing
of irrigational system of the village with setting additional pump for increasing bulk water transport. The water supply will start from beginning of the sowing season in 2013.
Thus, in 2012 for social projects were spent over 2 214 mln. som and next year the Bank continues to realize started projects in 2012, and also selection of new projects,
which will be related to improving infrastructure and access to drinking water in regions.
Project № 6. Repair of water supply system in Kyzyl-Koshchu village, Osh region
At present 580 families and 2 500 people are living in Kyzyl-Koshchu village. Water supply line was constructed in 1970 and for 40 years of operations the water supply
system became useless. People of the village were obliged to go for water to neighboring villages for economic needs and cooking during about several years and use polluted
water in aryk in spring and fall, which harmed their health.
New water line will provide with clean drinking water to over 2,500 people. Additionally, the access to clear drinking water in Kyzyl-Koshchu village was also provided to social
organizations of the village: the school, the kindergarten and medical points.
Project №7. Repair of irrigational system in Kyzyl-Bulak village, Batken region
Annually, due to destruction of water tray, people of Kyzyl Bulak village used only 140 hectares of land and lost about 100 tons of apple, wheat and corn.
Repaired irrigational system will allow irrigating in full about 185 hectares of sowing lands, to gather good harvest without losses, and thereby to improve financial wellbeing
of more than 4 000 people of the village.